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ANTIQUARIAN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does antiquarian mean? 

ANTIQUARIAN (noun)
  The noun ANTIQUARIAN has 1 sense:

1. an expert or collector of antiquities

  Familiarity information: ANTIQUARIAN used as a noun is very rare.


ANTIQUARIAN (adjective)
  The adjective ANTIQUARIAN has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities
2. of or relating to antiques or antiquities

  Familiarity information: ANTIQUARIAN used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTIQUARIAN (noun)


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Meaning:

An expert or collector of antiquities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

antiquarian; antiquary; archaist

Hypernyms ("antiquarian" is a kind of...):

expert (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)


ANTIQUARIAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

antiquarian (an expert or collector of antiquities)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to antiques or antiquities

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

antique (any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity)


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