bibliopole

noun
bib·​li·​o·​pole | \ ˈbi-blē-ə-ˌpōl How to pronounce bibliopole (audio) \
variants: or bibliopolist \ ˌbi-​blē-​ˈä-​pə-​list How to pronounce bibliopole (audio) \

Definition of bibliopole

: a dealer especially in rare or curious books

First Known Use of bibliopole

1541, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bibliopole

Latin bibliopola bookseller, from Greek bibliopōlēs, from bibli- + pōlein to sell

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“Bibliopole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bibliopole. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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