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phi·lat·e·ly

 (fĭ-lăt′l-ē)
n.
The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stamp collecting.

[French philatélie : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek ateleia, exemption from payment (because a postage stamp indicates prepayment of postage) (a-, without; see a-1 + telos, tax, charge; see telə- in Indo-European roots).]

phil′a·tel′ic (fĭl′ə-tĕl′ĭk), phil′a·tel′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phil′a·tel′i·cal·ly adv.
phi·lat′e·list n.

philatelist

Someone who collects stamps.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.philatelist - a collector and student of postage stampsphilatelist - a collector and student of postage stamps
aggregator, collector - a person who collects things
Translations
جامِع طوابِع بَريدِيَّه
filatelista
filatelist
bélyeggyûjtõbélyeggyűjtő
frímerkjasafnari
filatelista
filatelist
pul koleksiyoncusu

philatelist

[fɪˈlætəlɪst] Nfilatelista mf

philatelist

[fɪˈlætəlɪst] nphilatéliste m/f

philatelist

nPhilatelist(in) m(f), → Briefmarkensammler(in) m(f)

philatelist

[fɪˈlætəlɪst] nfilatelista m/f, filatelico/a

philately

(fiˈlatəli) noun
the study and collecting of postage-stamps.
ˌphilaˈtelic (-ˈte-) adjective
phiˈlatelist noun
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