polymath

[pol-ee-math]
noun
a person of great learning in several fields of study; polyhistor.

Origin:
1615–25; < Greek polymathḗs learned, having learned much, equivalent to poly- poly- + -mathēs, adj. derivative of manthánein to learn

polymathic, adjective
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polymath (ˈpɒlɪˌmæθ)
 
n
a person of great and varied learning
 
[C17: from Greek polumathēs having much knowledge]
 
poly'mathic
 
adj
 
polymathy
 
n

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polymath
1621, from Gk. polymathes "having learned much," from polys "much" (see poly-) + root of manthanein "learn."
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Example sentences
Part literary critic, part existential elegist, he presents himself as the
  polymath's polymath.
The polymath's polymath on his epic cookbook, patent-licensing and the law, and
  why he's getting into nuclear power.
He has been a polymath all his life, plunging into one discipline after another.
The polymath's polymath on his epic cookbook, patent-licensing and the law, and
  the appeal of nuclear power.
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