phillumenist

phillumenist

[fi-loo-muh-nist]
noun
a collector of matchbooks and matchboxes.

Origin:
1940–45; phil- + Latin lūmen light + -ist

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phillumenist (fɪˈljuːmənɪst, -ˈluː-)
 
n
a person who collects matchbox labels
 
[C20: from philo- + Latin lumen light + -ist]
 
phil'lumeny
 
n

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