omnilegent

adjective
om·​nil·​e·​gent | \ (ˈ)äm¦niləjənt \

Definition of omnilegent

: reading or having read everything : characterized by encyclopedic reading no historians have been more omnilegent, more careful of the document— George Saintsbury

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History and Etymology for omnilegent

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 17 Aug. 2022.

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