- an encyclopedia.
Origin of cyclopedia
First recorded in 1630–40; by aphesis
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Examples from the Web for cyclopedia
This coincided with the Cyclopedia and suggested the first lesson she should give.
I've read all about it in the Cyclopedia in the big bookcase.
Here is a brief statement about charades taken from a cyclopedia.The Silent Readers
William D. Lewis
He contributed the mathematical articles for Rees's Cyclopedia.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
Kitto, in his Cyclopedia, declared that no hypothesis could harmonize the accounts.The Lost Faith
T. S. Childs
- a less common word for encyclopedia
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