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polyglot    : [p'ɑliglɑt]
Polyglot \Pol"y*glot\, a. [Gr. poly`glwttos many-tongued; poly`s
many glw^tta, glw^ssa, tongue, language: cf. F.
1. Containing, or made up, of, several languages; as, a
polyglot lexicon, Bible.
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2. Versed in, or speaking, many languages.
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Polyglot \Pol"y*glot\, n.
1. One who speaks several languages. [R.] "A polyglot, or
good linguist." --Howell.
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2. A book containing several versions of the same text, or
containing the same subject matter in several languages;
esp., the Scriptures in several languages.
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Enriched by the publication of polyglots. --Abp.
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  • POLYGLOT | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    Meaning of “polyglot” in the English Dictionary "polyglot" in English › speaking or using several different languages: She was reading a polyglot bible, with the text in English, Latin and Greek
  • Polyglot definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    They had spent three interminable days in Barcelona, a polyglot crew united by no more than a vague common belief in democracy Thomas, Rosie THE WHITE DOVE ( 1991 ) Hajek, the polyglot Central European co-ordinating producer , had brought in locals for the crowd scenes , some with minor speaking parts
  • Polyglot - definition of polyglot by The Free Dictionary
    A person having a speaking, reading, or writing knowledge of several languages A book, especially a Bible, containing several versions of the same text in different languages A or confusion of languages [French polyglotte, from Greek poluglōttos : , poly- + , tongue, language ] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language,
  • polyglot | Definition of polyglot in English by Oxford . . .
    ‘The advantages of printing in a university were exemplified in the polyglot Bible produced in 1502-22 at Alcalá de Henares ’ ‘The Polyglot Book of Mormon allows you see side-by-side passages for English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian ’
  • Polyglot - Definition for English-Language Learners from . . .
    Definition of polyglot written for English Language Learners from the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and count noncount noun labels
  • polyglot definition | English definition dictionary | Reverso
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  • polyglot translation German | English-German dictionary . . .
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  • Polyglot | Definition of Polyglot at Dictionary. com
    It was on the evening when Elsa, the polyglot, had just completed her chef-d'ouvre of embroidery which still hangs upon the wall Our Square and the People in It | Samuel Hopkins Adams This dissuasion only whetted the controversial appetite, and off set Philip with his Polyglot Bible under his arm
  • Polyglot | Definition of Polyglot by Merriam-Webster
    Definition of polyglot 1 : one who is polyglot 2 capitalized : a book containing versions of the same text in several languages; especially : the Scriptures in several languages 3 : a mixture or confusion of languages or nomenclatures

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