1. a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek (bibliography); on this model, used in the formation of compound words with the meaning “book” (bibliophile), and sometimes with the meaning “Bible” (bibliolatry, on the model of idolatry).

combining form

  1. indicating book or booksbibliography; bibliomania

word-forming element meaning “book” or sometimes “Bible,” from Greek biblio-, comb. form of biblion “book” (see Bible).

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