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encyclopedic dictionary

noun

a type of reference work arranged A-to-Z with in-depth articles, esp. about proper nouns; a reference work which shares features of a general dictionary and encyclopedia

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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1889-91) is a good example of an encyclopedic dictionary.

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  • D'Alembert in his encyclopedic dictionary, writes the word caff√©.

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  • The article entitled "Charlatan" in the "encyclopedic dictionary" is filled with useful truths agreeably presented.

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