Bibliolater Bib`li*ol"a*ter (b[i^]b`l[i^]*[o^]l"[.a]*t[~e]r), Bibliolatrist Bib`li*ol"a*trist (b[i^]b`l[i^]*[o^]l"[.a]*tr[i^]st), n. [See. {Bibliolatry}.] A worshiper of books; especially, a worshiper of the Bible; a believer in its verbal inspiration. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

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  • bibliolater — noun Date: 1847 1. one having excessive reverence for the letter of the Bible 2. one overly devoted to books • bibliolatrous adjective • bibliolatry noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibliolater — See bibliolatry. * * * …   Universalium

  • bibliolater — n. adherer to a literal interpretation of the Bible; person who is extremely devoted to or concerned with books …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bibliolater — bib·li·ol·a·ter …   English syllables

  • bibliolater —   n. worshipper of books, or of letter of Bible.    ♦ bibliolatrous, a.    ♦ bibliolatry, n. such worship …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bibliolater — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bibliolatrist — Bibliolater Bib li*ol a*ter (b[i^]b l[i^]*[o^]l [.a]*t[ e]r), Bibliolatrist Bib li*ol a*trist (b[i^]b l[i^]*[o^]l [.a]*tr[i^]st), n. [See. {Bibliolatry}.] A worshiper of books; especially, a worshiper of the Bible; a believer in its verbal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bibliolatry — bibliolater, bibliolatrist, n. bibliolatrous, adj. /bib lee ol euh tree/, n. 1. excessive reverence for the Bible as literally interpreted. 2. extravagant devotion to or dependence upon books. [1755 65; BIBLIO + LATRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bibliolatrist — noun see bibliolater * * * bibliolater / olˈə tər/ or bibliolˈatrist noun A person given to bibliolatry • • • Main Entry: ↑bibli …   Useful english dictionary

  • -later — noun combining form Etymology: French latre, from Late Latin latres, from Greek latrēs; akin to Greek latron pay worshiper < bibliolater > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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