bibliolater

noun
bib·​li·​ol·​a·​ter | \ ˌbi-blē-ˈä-lə-tər How to pronounce bibliolater (audio) \

Definition of bibliolater

1 : one having excessive reverence for the letter of the Bible
2 : one overly devoted to books

Other Words from bibliolater

bibliolatrous \ ˌbi-​blē-​ˈä-​lə-​trəs How to pronounce bibliolater (audio) \ adjective
bibliolatry \ ˌbi-​blē-​ˈä-​lə-​trē How to pronounce bibliolater (audio) \ noun

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First Known Use of bibliolater

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bibliolater was in 1847

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“Bibliolater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bibliolater. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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