bibliophilic

bibliophile

[bib-lee-uh-fahyl, -fil]
noun
a person who loves or collects books, especially as examples of fine or unusual printing, binding, or the like.
Also, bibliophilist [bib-lee-of-uh-list] .


Origin:
1815–25; biblio- + -phile

bibliophilism, bibliophily, noun
bibliophilistic, bibliophilic [bib-lee-oh-fil-ik] , adjective
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bibliophile or bibliophil (ˈbɪblɪəˌfaɪl, ˈbɪblɪəfɪl)
 
n
a person who collects or is fond of books
 
bibliophil or bibliophil
 
n
 
bibliophilism or bibliophil
 
n
 
bibliophi'listic or bibliophil
 
adj

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bibliophile
1824, from Fr. bibliophile, from biblio- + Gk. philos "friend."
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