polyhistor

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noun poly·his·tor \ˌpä-lē-ˈhis-tər\

Definition of polyhistor

polyhistoric

play \-his-ˈtȯr-ik, -ˈtär-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of polyhistor

Greek polyistōr very learned, from poly- + istōr, histōr learned — more at history


First Known Use: 1588


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