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 for polyglot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Polyglot \Pol"y*glot\, a. [Gr. poly`glwttos many-tongued; poly`s
     many + glw^tta, glw^ssa, tongue, language: cf. F.
     polyglotte.]
     1. Containing, or made up, of, several languages; as, a
        polyglot lexicon, Bible.
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     2. Versed in, or speaking, many languages.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Polyglot \Pol"y*glot\, n.
     1. One who speaks several languages. [R.] "A polyglot, or
        good linguist." --Howell.
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     2. A book containing several versions of the same text, or
        containing the same subject matter in several languages;
        esp., the Scriptures in several languages.
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              Enriched by the publication of polyglots. --Abp.
                                                    Newcome.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  polyglot
      adj 1: having a command of or composed in many languages; "a
             polyglot traveler"; "a polyglot Bible contains versions
             in different languages"
      n 1: a person who speaks more than one language [syn:
           linguist, polyglot]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "polyglot":
     atlas, bilingual, calendar, casebook, catalog, catalogue raisonne,
     city directory, classified catalog, concordance, cyclopedia,
     diatesseron, dictionary catalog, diglot, directory, encyclopedia,
     gazetteer, harmony, index, linguist, multilingual, phone book,
     record book, reference book, source book, studbook, telephone book,
     telephone directory, work of reference
  
  

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