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bibliolatry

[bib-lee-ol-uh-tree] /ˌbɪb liˈɒl ə tri/
noun
1.
excessive reverence for the Bible as literally interpreted.
2.
extravagant devotion to or dependence upon books.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; biblio- + -latry
Related forms
bibliolater, bibliolatrist, noun
bibliolatrous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bibliolatrous

bibliolatry

/ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ/
noun
1.
excessive devotion to or reliance on the Bible
2.
extreme fondness for books
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Word Origin and History for bibliolatrous

bibliolatry

n.

1763, "worship of books," from biblio- + -latry. Meaning "worship of the Bible" is from 1847.

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