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bibliopole

[bib-lee-uh-pohl] /ˈbɪb li əˌpoʊl/
noun
1.
a bookseller, especially a dealer in rare or used books.
Also, bibliopolist
[bib-lee-op-uh-list] /ˌbɪb liˈɒp ə lɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < Latin bibliopōla < Greek bibliopṓlēs (biblio- biblio- + pōl- (stem of pōleîsthai to sell) + -ēs agentive suffix)
Related forms
bibliopolic
[bib-lee-uh-pol-ik] /ˌbɪb li əˈpɒl ɪk/ (Show IPA),
bibliopolical, bibliopolar, adjective
bibliopolically, adverb
bibliopolism
[bib-lee-op-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌbɪb liˈɒp əˌlɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
bibliopoly, noun
bibliopolistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bibliopolist

bibliopole

/ˈbɪblɪəʊˌpəʊl/
noun
1.
a dealer in books, esp rare or decorative ones
Derived Forms
bibliopoly, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin bibliopōla, from Greek bibliopōlēs bookseller, from biblio- + pōlein to sell
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