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literatus

[ lit-uh-rah-tuhs, -rey- ]
/ ˌlɪt əˈrɑ təs, -ˈreɪ- /
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noun

a member of the literati, or intellectual class: My daughter married a true literatus—a Ph.D. in philosophy and two volumes of poetry to his name.

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Origin of literatus

First recorded in 1610–20; see origin at literati
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