culturist Meaning, Definition & Usage

Cul"tur*ist noun
  1. A cultivator.
  2. One who is an advocate of culture.
    The culturists, by which term I mean not those who esteem culture (as what intelligent man does not) but those its exclusive advocates who recommend it as the panacea for all the ills of humanity, for its effects in cultivating the whole man. J. C. Shairp

Webster 1913