bibliopole
or bibliopolist noun Etymology: Latin bibliopola bookseller, from Greek bibliopōlēs, from bibli- + pōlein to sell Date: 1775 a dealer especially in rare or curious books

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  • Bibliopole — Bib li*o*pole, n. [L. bibliopola, Gr. ?; ? book + ? to sell: cf. F. bibliopole.] One who sells books. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bibliopole — bookseller, 1775, from L. bibliopola, from Gk. bibliopoles bookseller, from biblion book (see BIBLE (Cf. bible)) + poles merchant, seller (see MONOPOLY (Cf. monopoly)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bibliopole — [bib΄lē äp′ə listbib′lē ə pōl΄] [L bibliopola < Gr bibliopōlēs < biblion, a book (see BIBLE) + pōlein, to sell: see MONOPOLY] n. a bookseller, esp. one dealing in rare works: also bibliopolist [bib΄lē äp′ə list] bibliopolic [bib΄lēə päl′ik] …   English World dictionary

  • bibliopole — I. ⇒BIBLIOPOLE1, subst. masc. LITT., peu usité. Celui qui vend des livres, libraire : • L auteur des Syrtes et des Cantilènes publie aujourd hui même, chez le « bibliopole » Léon Vanier, un nouveau recueil de vers... A. FRANCE, La Vie littér., t …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bibliopole — bibliopolic /bib lee euh pol ik/, bibliopolical, bibliopolar, adj. bibliopolically, adv. bibliopolism /bib lee op euh liz euhm/, bibliopoly, n. bibliopolistic, adj. /bib lee euh pohl /, n. a bookseller, esp. a dealer in rare or used books. Also,… …   Universalium

  • bibliopole — noun A bookseller, especially of secondhand or rare books …   Wiktionary

  • Bibliopole — Торговец редкими книгами …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bibliopole — n. dealer in rare or used books …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bibliopole — [ bɪblɪə(ʊ)pəʊl] noun archaic a dealer in books. Origin C18: via L. from Gk bibliopōlēs, from biblion book + pōlēs seller …   English new terms dictionary

  • bibliopole — n. Bookseller, bibliopolist …   New dictionary of synonyms

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