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Meaning of ANTIQUARY

Pronunciation:  'antu`kweree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an expert or collector of antiquities
 

ANTIQUARY is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: antiquarian
 
 See Also: expert

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \An"ti*qua*ry\, a. [L. antiquarius, fr. antiquus
    ancient. See {Antique}.]
    Pertaining to antiquity. [R.] ``Instructed by the antiquary
    times.'' --Shak.
    
    
  2. \An"ti*qua*ry\, n.; pl. {Antiquaries}.
    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.
    
    
 

 

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