Definition - A person who writes or speaks many languages (OED)

Etymology -
The term derives from the Greek polyglottos, speaking many languages — from polys, many + glotta, the Attic variant of glossa, language or tongue.

Oxford English Dictionary -
The terms first citation is from 1656: "Polyglot, that speaks many Languages, a Linguist."
(Blount Glossographia )

Please comment