omnilegent

adjective

om·​nil·​e·​gent
(ˈ)äm¦niləjənt
: reading or having read everything : characterized by encyclopedic reading
no historians have been more omnilegent, more careful of the documentGeorge Saintsbury

Word History

Etymology

omn- + Latin legent-, legens, present participle of legere to read

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“Omnilegent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/omnilegent. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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