Definitions for antiquaryˈæn tɪˌkwɛr i

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word antiquary

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•ti•quar•yˈæn tɪˌkwɛr i(n.)(pl.)-quar•ies.

  1. an expert on or student of antiquities.

  2. a collector of antiquities.

Origin of antiquary:

1555–65; < L antīquārius=antīqu(us) ancient, old (see antique ) +-ārius -ary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. antiquary, antiquarian, archaist(noun)

    an expert or collector of antiquities

Wiktionary

  1. antiquary(Noun)

    A person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian.

  2. Origin: From antiquarius, from antiquus + -arius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antiquary(adj)

    pertaining to antiquity

  2. Antiquary(noun)

    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

Translation

Find a translation for the antiquary definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these antiquary definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"antiquary." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/antiquary>.

Are we missing a good definition for antiquary?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for antiquary: