phillumenist
noun Etymology: phil- + Latin lumen light — more at luminary Date: 1943 one who collects matchbooks or matchbox labels

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phillumenist — /fi looh meuh nist/, n. a collector of matchbooks and matchboxes. [1940 45; PHIL + L lumen light + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • phillumenist — noun A person who collects matchboxes. See Also: phillumeny …   Wiktionary

  • Phillumenist — Phil|lu|me|nịst, der; en, en (bildungsspr.): Sammler von Streichholzschachteln od. deren Etiketten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Phillumenist — Phil|lu|me|nist der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> Sammler von Streichholzschachteln od. Streichholzschachteletiketten …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • phillumenist — fɪ luːmÉ™nɪst n. one who collects matchbooks or matchboxes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phillumenist — [fɪ lu:mənɪst] noun a collector of matchbox or matchbook labels. Derivatives phillumeny noun Origin 1940s: from phil + L. lumen light + ist …   English new terms dictionary

  • phillumenist — phil·lu·men·ist …   English syllables

  • phillumenist — A collector of matchbooks or matchboxes …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • phillumenist —   n. collector of matchbox labels …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Phillumenist — Phil|lu|me|nịst, der; en, en …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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