Pronounced: kuhn-FAH-byoo-late, verb
Notes: This word has one meaning that I didn’t know; I had an idea of the others
The word phillumenist means “a collector of matchboxes, matchbooks, or their labels”
Background / Comments
I had no idea that there was a word for a matchbook collector. This word has a mixed origin: Greek phil- (loving) and Latin lumen (light).
This word came into being in the 1940s