bibliomania

[ bib-lee-oh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh ]
/ ˌbɪb li oʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə /

noun

excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books.

Origin of bibliomania

1725–35; biblio- + -mania; replacing earlier bibliomanie < French
Related formsbib·li·o·ma·ni·ac [bib-lee-oh-mey-nee-ak] /ˌbɪb li oʊˈmeɪ niˌæk/, nounbib·li·o·ma·ni·a·cal [bib-lee-oh-muh-nahy-uh-kuh l] /ˌbɪb li oʊ məˈnaɪ ə kəl/, adjective
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bibliomania

/ (ˌbɪblɪəʊˈmeɪnɪə) /

noun

extreme fondness for books
Derived Formsbibliomaniac, noun, adjective
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