What does the word polyglot mean?

Usage examples for polyglot

  1. It is equally hard to police a city of a million or so polyglot inhabitants with a due regard to their theoretic constitutional rights. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  2. 15. Swift, Hirundo apus: About April 27. 16. Less reed- sparrow, Passer arundinaceus minor: A sweet polyglot, but hurrying: it has the notes of many birds. – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  3. Also we could read French, and in Turkey there are many papers printed in French for the polyglot peoples of the Eastern Mediterranean. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still