biblio-


a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek (bibliography); on this model, used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “book” (bibliophile), and sometimes with the meaning “Bible” (bibliolatry, on the model of idolatry).

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Origin of biblio-

< Latin < Greek, combining form of biblíon; see Bible
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British Dictionary definitions for biblio-

biblio-

combining form

indicating book or booksbibliography; bibliomania

Word Origin for biblio-

from Greek biblion book
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