Pronunciation: (med'l-ist), [key]
1. a person to whom a medal has been awarded.
2. (in a golf tournament) the player having the lowest score in a qualifying round scored by strokes.
3. a designer, engraver, or maker of medals. Also, esp. Brit.,med'al•list.
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