One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A lover of learning; a student or scholar, especially of mathematics, natural philosophy, etc.; (formerly) specifically †an astrologer or prognosticator (obsolete).
Early 17th century. From ancient Greek ϕιλομαθής fond of learning from ϕιλο- + μάθη learning.
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