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bookman

[ book-muhn, -man ]
/ ˈbʊk mən, -ˌmæn /
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noun, plural book·men [book-muhn, -men]. /ˈbʊk mən, -ˌmɛn/.

a studious or learned man; scholar.
a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books.

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Origin of bookman

First recorded in 1575–85; book + -man
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