cyclopedic

or cy·clo·pae·dic

[ sahy-kluh-pee-dik ]
/ ˌsaɪ kləˈpi dɪk /
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adjective

like a cyclopedia in character or contents; broad and varied; exhaustive.

Nearby words

  1. cycloolefin,
  2. cycloparaffin,
  3. cyclopean,
  4. cyclopean concrete,
  5. cyclopedia,
  6. cyclopentadiene,
  7. cyclopentane,
  8. cyclopeptide,
  9. cyclophorase,
  10. cyclophoria

Origin of cyclopedic

First recorded in 1835–45; aphetic variant of encyclopedic

Related formscy·clo·pe·di·cal·ly, cy·clo·pae·di·cal·ly, adverb

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Examples from the Web for cyclopedic

  • A catalogue of all the thoughts of the mind, and of all their possible modifications, is a cyclopedic history of the universe.