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- another term for polymath
- ‘Her polyglot culture was amazingly rich and full, ranging from the classics to Schulz' Peanuts cartoons in multi-disciplinary liberation: a true polyhistor.’
- ‘As a historian-type, gadfly, civil libertarian, civics junkie & polyhistor I came across the book and had to read it.’
Late 16th century: from Greek poluistōr very learned, from polu- much, very + histōr wise man.
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