Definitions for antiquaryˈæn tɪˌkwɛr i
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antiquary, antiquarian, archaist(noun)
an expert or collector of antiquities
A person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian.
Origin: From antiquarius, from antiquus + -arius
pertaining to antiquity
one devoted to the study of ancient times through their relics, as inscriptions, monuments, remains of ancient habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one who searches for and studies the relics of antiquity
Origin: [L. antiquarius, fr. antiquus ancient. See Antique.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They are people in local antiquary societies, local museum curators, they are embedded archaeologists, they are people just like the poor fellow who was killed in Palmyra, Mr. al-As' ad, the people that are passionate about preserving their local heritage.
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