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encyclopedist

or en·cy·clo·pae·dist

[ en-sahy-kluh-pee-dist ]
/ ɛnˌsaɪ kləˈpi dɪst /
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noun
a compiler of or contributor to an encyclopedia.
(often initial capital letter) one of the collaborators on the French Encyclopedia.
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Origin of encyclopedist

First recorded in 1645–55; encycloped(ia) + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for encyclopedist

encyclopedist

encyclopaedist

/ (ɛnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪst) /

noun
a person who compiles or contributes to an encyclopedia

Derived forms of encyclopedist

encyclopedism or encyclopaedism, noun
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