chrysophilist

noun
chry·​soph·​i·​list | \ krə̇ˈsäfələ̇st \
variants: or chrysophilite \ -​əˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of chrysophilist

: a lover of gold

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History and Etymology for chrysophilist

Late Greek chrysophilos gold-loving (from Greek chrys- + -philos -phile) + English -ist or -ite

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“Chrysophilist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chrysophilist. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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