Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A work giving a summary of some branch of knowledge; in broader use, an encyclopedia.

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Usage examples "cyclopedia":

  1. Cumulative service, 1932, to Blashfield's Cyclopedia of automobile law. - "U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1959 January - June", U.S. Copyright Office.
  2. Set cloth, $ 36. 00 Leather, $ 60. 00 " The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture," pronounced by experts to be an absolute necessity for every horticulturist and of tremendous value to every type of gardener, professional and amateur, is completed. - "Manual of American Grape-Growing", U. P. Hedrick.
  3. Many of the distinct types of the plains soils have been determined with considerable care by Snyder and Lyon, and may be found described in Bailey's " Cyclopedia of American Agriculture," Vol. I. Columbia River district. - "Dry-Farming", John A. Widtsoe.