[ sahy-kluh-pee-dik ]
/ ˌsaɪ kləˈpi dɪk /
like a cyclopedia in character or contents; broad and varied; exhaustive.
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Origin of cyclopedic
First recorded in 1835–45; aphetic variant of encyclopedic
OTHER WORDS FROM cyclopediccy·clo·pe·di·cal·ly, cy·clo·pae·di·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby cyclopedic
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Example sentences 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.A Defence of Poetry and Other Essays|Percy Bysshe Shelley