Polymath

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First attested in 1624; from the Ancient Greek {{ Template:Grc/script |πολυμαθής|face=term|lang=grc}} (having learnt much), from {{ Template:Grc/script |πολύς|face=term|lang=grc}} (much) + {{ Template:Grc/script |μάθη|face=term|lang=grc}} (mathē, “learning”; from {{ Template:Grc/script |μανθάνω|face=term|lang=grc}}, manthanō “I learn”); compare [[opsimath#|opsimath]], [[philomath#|philomath]], [[polyhistor#|polyhistor]], [[polymathic#|polymathic]], [[polymathist#|polymathist]], and [[polymathy#|polymathy]], as well as the [[polymathe#|polymathe]].

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Polymath (plural [[Polymaths#|Polymaths]])
  1. A person with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge.

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