antiquarian


1an·ti·quar·i·an

noun \ˌan-tə-ˈkwer-ē-ən\

: a person who collects, studies, or sells valuable old things

Full Definition of ANTIQUARIAN

:  one who collects or studies antiquities

First Known Use of ANTIQUARIAN

1610

Other Archaeology Terms

Attic, Byzantine, Paleolithic, cairn, core, flint, horizon, neolithic, shard, stratum

2antiquarian

adjective

: relating to the collection and study of valuable old things (such as old books)

Full Definition of ANTIQUARIAN

1
:  of or relating to antiquarians or antiquities
2
:  dealing in old or rare books
an·ti·quar·i·an·ism \-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of ANTIQUARIAN

1771

Other Archaeology Terms

Attic, Byzantine, Paleolithic, cairn, core, flint, horizon, neolithic, shard, stratum

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