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cyclopedia (n.)

also cyclopaedia, 1728, a shortening of encyclopedia. Related: Encyclopedic, encyclopaedic.

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Definitions of cyclopedia

cyclopedia (n.)
a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty;
Synonyms: encyclopedia / encyclopaedia / cyclopaedia
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