AskDefine | Define bibliotheca

Dictionary Definition

bibliotheca n : a collection of books [also: bibliothecae (pl)]

User Contributed Dictionary

Latin

Etymology

From (bibliothēkē) "library" < (biblion) "book" + (thēkē) "box, vault"

Pronunciation

  • /bɪːb.lɪ.ɔˈtʰeː.ka/

Noun

  1. A library (room for books or collection of books)

Inflection

Extensive Definition

Bibliotheca may refer to:

See also

bibliotheca in German: Bibliotheke
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