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raconteur

rac·on·teur n.
One who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit.

Usage: "Both [Oscar Wilde's] mother, Speranza, a passionate nationalist and poetess, and his father, William, a famous ear-and-eye physician, were known to be great raconteurs, and as a young boy Wilde himself learned a great deal about narrative style simply by listening to them tell stories."

From the Afterward by Jack Zipes to Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde.
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