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Definition of "polyhistor" []

  • A person with broad knowledge. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "polyhistor" in a sentence
  • "It is a magisterial work by a polyhistor who knows how to reveal an overwhelmingly large number of viewpoints of men's behaviour as mass beings."
  • "It is a magisterial work by a polyhistor who can disclose an overwhelmingly large number of viewpoints of men's behaviour as mass beings."
  • "There is of course a marked difference of style; instead of the learned polyhistor, the contrib -"
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