philomath

noun
phil·​o·​math | \ ˈfiləˌmath \
plural -s

Definition of philomath

: a lover of learning : scholar especially : a student of mathematics

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Other Words from philomath

philomathean \ ¦⸗⸗¦mathēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for philomath

Greek philomathēs, from phil- + -mathēs (from mathein, manthanein to learn)

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“Philomath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/philomath. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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