bibliotaph

or bib·li·o·taphe

[ bib-lee-uh-taf, -tahf ]
/ ˈbɪb li əˌtæf, -ˌtɑf /

noun

a person who caches or hoards books.

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Origin of bibliotaph

1815–25; biblio- + Greek táphos burial; see epitaph

OTHER WORDS FROM bibliotaph

bib·li·o·taph·ic [bib-lee-uh-taf-ik], /ˌbɪb li əˈtæf ɪk/, adjective
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