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[sahy-kluh-pee-dee-uh] /ˌsaɪ kləˈpi di ə/
noun
1.
an encyclopedia.
Also, cyclopaedia.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; by aphesis
Related forms
cyclopedist, cyclopaedist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cyclo pedia

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/ˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə/
noun
1.
a less common word for encyclopedia
Derived Forms
cyclopedic, cyclopaedic, adjective
cyclopedist, cyclopaedist, noun
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