1. A person skilled in the art of building; one who understands architecture, or makes it his occupation to form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend the artificers employed.

2. A contriver, designer, or maker. The architects of their own happiness. (Milton) A french woman is a perfect architect in dress. (Coldsmith)

Origin: L. Architectus, architecton, gr. Chief artificer, master builder; pref. (E. Archi-) _ workman, akin to art, skill, to produce: cf. F. Architecte, It. Architetto. See technical.

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