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1. A collection of books; a library.
2. A catalog of books.

[Latin bibliothēca, from Greek bibliothēkē : biblio-, biblio- + thēkē, case; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

bib′li·o·the′cal adj.


n, pl -cas or -cae (-kiː)
1. (Library Science & Bibliography) a library or collection of books
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) a printed catalogue compiled by a bibliographer
[Latin: library, from Greek bibliothēkē, from biblio- + thēkē receptacle]
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Noun1.bibliotheca - a collection of booksbibliotheca - a collection of books    
library - a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing
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