phillumenist


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phil·lu·men·ist

 (fə-lo͞o′mə-nĭst)
n.
One who collects matchbooks or matchboxes.

[phil(o)- + Latin lūmen, light; see leuk- in Indo-European roots + -ist.]

phillumenist

(fɪˈljuːmənɪst; -ˈluː-)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a person who collects matchbox labels
[C20: from philo- + Latin lumen light + -ist]
philˈlumeny n

phillumenist

Someone who collects matchbooks, matchboxes, or matchbox labels.
Translations
philuméniste
References in periodicals archive ?
ON the contrary, there are hundreds of phillumenists.
None of those early groups survived, but they led to the formation in 1941 - about the time Benavides' friend began collecting - of the Rathkamp Matchcover Society, the parent organization for thousands of phillumenists in 40 clubs throughout North America.
se/match/bml&bs/new/ is a great springboard for all budding Phillumenists.