adjective see polyhistor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polyhistoric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷(ˌ)hi|stȯrik adjective : polymath * * * polyhistoric / torˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑poly …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyhistoric — See polyhistor. * * * …   Universalium

  • polyhistoric — poly·his·tor·ic …   English syllables

  • polyhistor — polyhistoric /pol ee hi stawr ik, stor /, adj. polyhistory, n. /pol ee his teuhr/, n. a person of great and varied learning. Also, polyhistorian /pol ee hi stawr ee euhn, stohr /. [1565 75; < L polyhistor < Gk polyístor very learned. See POLY ,… …   Universalium

  • polyhistor — noun Etymology: Greek polyistōr very learned, from poly + istōr, histōr learned more at history Date: 1588 polymath • polyhistoric adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Polymath — A polymath (Greek polymathēs , πολυμαθής, having learned much )The term was first recorded in written English in the early seventeenth century Cite web url=http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=polymath searchmode=none title=Online Etymology …   Wikipedia

  • Duchesne — (spr. Düschähn), 1) Josephe (lat. Quercetanus), geb. 1546 in Esturea in der Grafschaft Armagnac, war Leibarzt des Königs Heinrich IV., auch in Genf Hauptanhänger des Paracelsischen Systems u. Alchemist u. st. 1609; er schr.: Sclopetarius, Lyon… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • abstruse — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, abstract, arcane, arduous, beclouded, blind, brutal, buried, civilized, close, clouded, complex, complicated, concealed, covered, covert, critical, cultivated, cultured, deep, delicate, demanding, difficile …   Moby Thesaurus

  • civilized — Synonyms and related words: Christian, abstruse, advanced, ameliorated, beautified, becoming, befitting, bettered, bland, comme il faut, conforming, converted, correct, cultivated, cultured, dainty, decent, deep, delicate, developed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cultivated — Synonyms and related words: abstruse, advanced, ameliorated, aristocratic, beautified, bettered, civilized, converted, cosmopolitan, cultured, dainty, deep, delicate, developed, discriminating, educated, elegant, embellished, encyclopedic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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