biblist

noun

bi·​blist
ˈbī-bə-list,
ˈbī-blist,
ˈbi-blist;
specific variants can be found at senses below
plural -s
often capitalized
1
ˈbi-blist also ˈbī-b(ə-)list
: a biblical scholar
2
ˈbī-b(ə-)list
: one who practices or advocates biblism

Word History

Etymology

bible + -ist

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“Biblist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biblist. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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