bibliopolic

bibliopole

[bib-lee-uh-pohl]
noun
a bookseller, especially a dealer in rare or used books.
Also, bibliopolist [bib-lee-op-uh-list] .


Origin:
1765–75; < Latin bibliopōla < Greek bibliopṓlēs (biblio- biblio- + pōl- (stem of pōleîsthai to sell) + -ēs agentive suffix)

bibliopolic [bib-lee-uh-pol-ik] , bibliopolical, bibliopolar, adjective
bibliopolically, adverb
bibliopolism [bib-lee-op-uh-liz-uhm] , bibliopoly, noun
bibliopolistic, adjective
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bibliopole or bibliopolist (ˈbɪblɪəʊˌpəʊl, ˌbɪblɪˈɒpəlɪst)
 
n
a dealer in books, esp rare or decorative ones
 
[C18: from Latin bibliopōla, from Greek bibliopōlēs bookseller, from biblio- + pōlein to sell]
 
bibliopolist or bibliopolist
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin bibliopōla, from Greek bibliopōlēs bookseller, from biblio- + pōlein to sell]
 
bibli'opoly or bibliopolist
 
n

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