polyhistor

noun
poly·​his·​tor | \ˌpä-lē-ˈhi-stər \

Definition of polyhistor 

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polyhistoric \ ˌpä-​lē-​hi-​ˈstȯr-​ik , -​ˈstär-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of polyhistor

1588, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polyhistor

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

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