bibliopegy

noun
bib·​li·​op·​e·​gy | \ ˌbi-blē-ˈä-pə-jē How to pronounce bibliopegy (audio) \

Definition of bibliopegy

: the art of binding books

Other Words from bibliopegy

bibliopegic \ ˌbi-​blē-​ə-​ˈpe-​jik How to pronounce bibliopegic (audio) , -​ˈpē-​ \ adjective
bibliopegist \ ˌbi-​blē-​ˈä-​pə-​jist How to pronounce bibliopegist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of bibliopegy

circa 1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bibliopegy

ultimately from Greek bibli- + pēgnynai to fasten together — more at pact

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Cite this Entry

“Bibliopegy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bibliopegy. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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