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li·brar·i·an

librarian

 
 
pronunciation:
laI breI ri n
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person trained to work in a library, or who takes care of a particular collection of books.
The librarian helped us find good books about Abraham Lincoln.
 
derivation: librarianship (n.)
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The word librarian contains the following parts:
libr Latin root that means book
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-arian Latin noun-forming suffix that means one believing in; one associated with; one having (age)
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