polyglotism

noun
poly·​glot·​ism | \ ˈpä-lē-ˌglä-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce polyglotism (audio) \
variants: or polyglottism

Definition of polyglotism

: the use of many languages : the ability to speak many languages

First Known Use of polyglotism

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyglotism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyglotism. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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