Antiquary Definition

ăntĭ-kwĕrē
antiquaries
noun
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An antiquarian.
American Heritage
A person who collects or studies relics and ancient works of art.
Webster's New World

A person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian.

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adjective

Relating to antiquity.

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Other Word Forms of Antiquary

Noun

Singular:
antiquary
Plural:
antiquaries

Origin of Antiquary

  • From Latin antiquarius (“pertaining to antiquity, one fond of or employed in antiquities”), from antiquus (“ancient”) + -arius

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin antīquārius from antīquus old antique

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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