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"librarian," 1610s, from Latin bibliothecarius, from bibliotheca (see bibliothek). An earlier form in English was bibliothecar (1580s).

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  • In the latter he found the Lector colder than ever, the bibliothecary warmer, the household more inflated.

    Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2) Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  • My ten minutes passed very rapidly in conversation with these two experts in books, the bibliopole and the bibliothecary.

    Our Hundred Days in Europe Oliver Wendell Holmes

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