from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that sells stationery.
- n. Archaic A publisher.
- n. Archaic A bookseller.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person or business that sells stationery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bookseller or publisher; -- formerly so called from his occupying a stand, or station, in the market place or elsewhere.
- n. One who sells paper, pens, quills, inkstands, pencils, blank books, and other articles used in writing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bookseller.
- n. One who sells the materials used in writing, as paper, pens, pencils, ink, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a merchant who sells writing materials and office supplies
Middle English staciouner, a bookseller, from Medieval Latin statiōnārius, shopkeeper (as against a peddler), probably from Latin statiō, statiōn-, place of business; see station.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Mediaeval Latin stationarius, used of a bookseller who had a fixed station, especially at universities. (Wiktionary)