pandect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pandectēs(book that contains everything), from Ancient Greek πανδέκτης(pandéktēs, all-receiver, encyclopedia), from πᾶν(pân, all) (equivalent to English pan-) + δέκτης(déktēs, receiver).

Noun[edit]

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pandect ‎(plural pandects)

  1. A treatise or similar work that is comprehensive as to a particular topic.
  2. A comprehensive collection of codes or laws.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (A comprehensive collection of codes or laws): digest

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (A comprehensive collection of codes or laws): compendium

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