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.]
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phillumenist

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

Someone who collects matchbooks, matchboxes, or matchbox labels.
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Translations
philuméniste
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ON the contrary, there are hundreds of phillumenists. The British Matchbox Label and Booklet Society have about 500 members and about 100 more in 30 countries around the world.
The British Matchbox Label and Booklet Society at www.studenter.hb.se/match/bml&bs/new/ is a great springboard for all budding Phillumenists.