French, from bouquin old book (from obsolete Dutch boeckin little book, diminutive of Dutch boek book) + -iste -ist; akin to Old High German buoh book
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11 Bookish Words for Book Lovers
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“Bouquiniste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bouquiniste. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.
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