Ashmolean

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ashmole +‎ -an, named after English antiquarypoliticianastrologer and alchemist Elias Ashmole (1617–1692), whose gift of his cabinet of curiosities became the basis of Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum.

Adjective[edit]

Ashmolean (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Elias Ashmole.

Proper noun[edit]

the Ashmolean

  1. (Oxford) Clipping of Ashmolean Museum.