Metaphrast



[met-uh-frast] /ˈmɛt əˌfræst/

noun
1.
a person who translates or changes a literary work from one form to another, as prose into verse.
/ˈmɛtəˌfræst/
noun
1.
a person who metaphrases, esp one who changes the form of a text, as by rendering verse into prose

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