cyclopedic

or cy·clo·pae·dic

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

adjective

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 cyclopedic

cy·clo·pe·di·cal·ly, cy·clo·pae·di·cal·ly, adverb
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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.