2008年2月4日 星期一

polymath

Tim Parks is a polymath among authors; a prolific novelist, translator, essayist and memoirist, as well as an authoritative writer about football.

poly・math

━━ n. 博識家.

Main Entry:
poly·math Listen to the pronunciation of polymath
Pronunciation:
\ˈpä-lē-ˌmath\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Greek polymathēs very learned, from poly- + manthanein to learn — more at mathematical
Date:
1621
: a person of encyclopedic learning
polymath or poly·math·ic Listen to the pronunciation of polymathic \ˌpä-lē-ˈma-thik\ adjective
po·ly·ma·thy Listen to the pronunciation of polymathy Listen to the pronunciation of polymathy \pə-ˈli-mə-thē, ˈpä-lə-ˌma-thē\ noun

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