Ashmolean

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ashmole +‎ -an

Adjective[edit]

Ashmolean (comparative more Ashmolean, superlative most Ashmolean)

  1. Of or pertaining to Elias Ashmole (1617–1692), celebrated English antiquary, politician, astrologer and alchemist, whose cabinet of curiosities became the basis of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.