Definition of Polyhistoric

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyhistoric

polyhedrons
polyhedroses
polyhedrosis
polyhedrous
polyhelicene
polyhelicenes
polyhemoglobin-superoxide dismutase-catalase
polyherbal
polyhes
polyhex
polyhexes
polyhexoses
polyhidrosis
polyhistidine
polyhistor
polyhistoric (current term)
polyhistors
polyhomeostatic
polyhybrid
polyhydramnios
polyhydric
polyhydric alcohol
polyhydride
polyhydrogenated
polyhydroxy
polyhydroxyethyl methacrylate
polyhydroxylated
polyhymnia

Literary usage of Polyhistoric

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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1914)
"The polyhistoric or professional man-of- letters character of both, though equally obvious, is not equally trivial. Both had a singularly interchangeable ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"As the capacity for this had to be included in his polyhistoric preparation, we have here also perhaps one of the causes of his comparative ' belatedness. ..."

3. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"Two remarkable persons, one standing apart a little—as he, like his disciple Me'rime'e, always and in all things did— the other a polyhistoric talent just ..."

4. The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America by Bibliographical Society of America (1916)
"A classical scholar, with a tendency toward occupation with natural history and polyhistoric pursuits, he was ripe for that decisive influence which only a ..."

5. Suum Cuique: Essays in Music by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1916)
"... SIDE (Paper read in 1903 and based on my article in "Music," 1900) Benjamin Franklin's polyhistoric erudition was not merely of a receptive kind. ..."

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