bibliomania


bib·lio·ma·nia

noun \ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of BIBLIOMANIA

:  extreme preoccupation with collecting books
bib·lio·ma·ni·ac \-nē-ˌak\ noun or adjective
bib·lio·ma·ni·a·cal \-lē-ō-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\ adjective

Origin of BIBLIOMANIA

French bibliomanie, from bibli- + manie mania, from Late Latin mania
First Known Use: 1734

bib·lio·ma·nia

noun \ˌbib-lē-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIBLIOMANIA

: extreme preoccupation with collecting books

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