Meaning of preternaturalist in English:

preternaturalist

Pronunciation /ˌpriːtəˈnatʃ(ə)rəlɪst/ /ˌpriːtəˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)lɪst/

noun

rare
  • A person who believes in the preternatural.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mortimer Collins (1827–1876), novelist and journalist. From preternatural + -ist, after preternaturalism.