Bibliopole

Pronunciation: [ bib-lee-uh-pohl ]


Definition: noun

a person who buys and sells books, especially rare ones

Origin: Late 18th century; Greek


Etymology: via Latin from Greek bibliopōlēs, from biblion ‘book’ + pōlēs ‘seller’


Usage:

Synonyms:

  • dealer

  • trader

  • enthusiast

Antonyms:

  • author

Example: People came from all over to go to the bibliopole's book shop—he curated the most incredible selection of books!

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