WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
pol•y•math /ˈpɑliˌmæθ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a person of great learning in several fields of study.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
pol•y•math  (polē math′), 
n. 
  1. a person of great learning in several fields of study;
    polyhistor.
Etymology:
  • Greek polymathé̄s learned, having learned much, equivalent. to poly- poly- + -mathēs, adjective, adjectival derivative of manthánein to learn
  • 1615–25
pol′y•mathic, adj. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

polymath /ˈpɒlɪˌmæθ/ n
  1. a person of great and varied learning
Etymology: 17th Century: from Greek polumathēs having much knowledge

polymathy /pəˈlɪməθɪ/ n



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