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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Knowledgeable through having read extensively.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having read largely; having an extensive and intelligent knowledge of books or literature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of extensive reading; deeply versed; -- often followed by in.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Well informed and knowledgeable through having read extensively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
  • adjective well informed or deeply versed through reading

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