Philomath Definition

noun

(archaic) A lover of learning; a scholar.

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An astrologer or predictor.
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Other Word Forms of Philomath

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Singular:
philomath
Plural:
philomaths

Origin of Philomath

  • First indubitably attested ante 1643 (perhaps antedated to 1611); from the Ancient Greek φιλομαθής (philomathēs, “fond of learning”), from φίλος (philos, “loving”) + μάθη (mathē) (mathē, “learning”; from μανθάνω (manthanō), manthanō, “I learn”); compare opsimath, philomathematic, and polymath.

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