bibliotheca


bib·lio·the·ca

noun \ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈthē-kə\
plural bib·lio·the·cas or bib·lio·the·cae\-ˌsē, -ˌkē\

Definition of BIBLIOTHECA

1
:  a collection of books
2
:  a list of books
bib·lio·the·cal \-ˈthē-kəl\ adjective

Origin of BIBLIOTHECA

Latin, from Greek bibliothēkē, from bibli- + thēkē case; akin to Greek tithenai to put, place — more at do
First Known Use: circa 1824

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