bibliophilia etymology

English word bibliophilia comes from English -philia, English biblio- (Relating to books. Relating to the Bible.)

Detailed word origin of bibliophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
biblio- English (eng) Relating to books. Relating to the Bible.
bibliophilia English (eng) The love of books.

Words with the same origin as bibliophilia

Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia
Descendants of biblio-
Bibliodrama abibliophobia biblioblog biblioclast bibliofilm bibliolater bibliolatrist bibliolatrous bibliolatry bibliological bibliomancy bibliomaniac bibliometry bibliomystery bibliophagy bibliophily bibliophobia bibliopoly bibliotherapy ethnobibliotherapy