bib·​li·​ol·​a·​ter ˌbi-blē-ˈä-lə-tər How to pronounce bibliolater (audio)
: one having excessive reverence for the letter of the Bible
: one overly devoted to books
bibliolatrous adjective
bibliolatry noun

Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bibliolater was in 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Bibliolater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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