cyclopaedia

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek circle + the bringing up of a child, education, erudition. See cycle, and compare encyclopedia, pedagogue.

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cyclopaedia (plural cyclopaedias)

  1. (archaic) The circle or compass of the arts and sciences (originally, of the seven so-called liberal arts and sciences); circle of human knowledge.
  2. (archaic) An encyclopedia.

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