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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hair·split·ter /ˈhærˌsplɪtɚ/
 拘泥于瑣事的人,強詞奪理的人

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hair·split·ter n. One who makes excessively fine or needless distinctions in reasoning; one who quibbles. “The caviling hairsplitter.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hairsplitter
      n : a disputant who makes unreasonably fine distinctions