Definition of philomath in English:

philomath

noun

historical
  • A lover of learning; a student or scholar, especially of mathematics, natural philosophy, etc.; (formerly) specifically †an astrologer or prognosticator (obsolete).

Origin

Early 17th century. From ancient Greek ϕιλομαθής fond of learning from ϕιλο- + μάθη learning.

Pronunciation

philomath

/ˈfɪləmaθ/