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Polyglot- One who knows many languages.

These other definitions come from Wikipedia under the term Polyglot:

* Multilingualism, a single speaker who uses two or more languages, or a community of speakers where two or more languages are used * Hyperpolyglot, one who can speak six or more languages fluently

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