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Etymology

First attested in 1824. From French bibliophile from Ancient Greek βιβλιο- (biblio-), of or pertaining to books) + φίλος (philos), beloved).

Noun

Singular
bibliophile

Plural
bibliophiles

bibliophile (plural bibliophiles)

  1. One who loves books.
  2. One who obsessively collects books, not necessarily due to any interest in reading them.

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