bibliopole [bib′lē ə pōl′]
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a bookseller, esp. one dealing in rare works
Origin: Classical Latin bibliopola ; from Classical Greek bibliopōlēs ; from biblion, a book (see Bible) plush pōlein, to sell: see monopoly
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also bib·li·op·o·list noun
A dealer in rare books.
Origin: Latin bibliopōla, bookseller, from Greek bibliopōlēs : biblio-, biblio- + pōlein, to sell; see pel-4 in Indo-European roots.
- bibˌli·o·polˈic , bibˌli·o·polˈi·cal adjective