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Definitions of cyclopedia
  1. noun
    a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    synonyms: cyclopaedia, encyclopaedia, encyclopedia
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    types:
    book of knowledge
    an elementary encyclopedia dealing with general knowledge
    type of:
    book of facts, reference, reference book, reference work
    a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
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