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bibliotheca

[ bib-lee-uh-thee-kuh ]
/ 藢b瑟b li 蓹藞胃i k蓹 /
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noun, plural bib路li路o路the路cas, bib路li路o路the路cae [bib-lee-uh-thee-kee]. /藢b瑟b li 蓹藞胃i ki/.
a collection of books; a library.
a list of books, especially a bookseller's catalog.
Obsolete. the Bible.
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Origin of bibliotheca

1820鈥25; <Latin: library, collection of books (Medieval Latin: Bible; compare Old English biblioth膿ce Bible) <Greek biblioth岣梜膿.See biblio-, theca

OTHER WORDS FROM bibliotheca

bib路li路o路the路cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bibliotheca

bibliotheca
/ (藢b瑟bl瑟蓹蕣藞胃i藧k蓹) /

noun plural -cas or -cae (-ki藧)
a library or collection of books
a printed catalogue compiled by a bibliographer

Word Origin for bibliotheca

Latin: library, from Greek biblioth膿k膿, from biblio- + th膿k膿 receptacle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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