antiquary

[an-ti-kwer-ee]
noun, plural antiquaries.
1.
an expert on or student of antiquities.
2.
a collector of antiquities.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin antīquārius a student of the past, equivalent to antīqu(us) ancient, old (see antique) + -ārius -ary

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antiquary (ˈæntɪkwərɪ)
 
n , pl -quaries
Also called: antiquarian a person who collects, deals in, or studies antiques, ancient works of art, or ancient times

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To the antiquary or the student of history hardly anything can be more interesting than a good, complete file of early newspapers.
The dry antiquary will often but he is bound so far as he can to make omit the vital and insert the merely.
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