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Definition of Cyclopedia
Cyclopedia Cyclopedia Cy`clo*pe"di*a Cyclopaedia
Cy`clo*p[ae]"di*a(s?`kl?-p?"d?-?), n. [NL., from Gr. ky`klos
circle + paidei`a the bringing up of a child, education,
erudition, fr. paidey`ein to bring up a child. See Cycle,
and cf. Encyclopedia, Pedagogue.]
The circle or compass of the arts and sciences (originally,
of the seven so-called liberal arts and sciences); circle of
human knowledge. Hence, a work containing, in alphabetical
order, information in all departments of knowledge, or on a
particular department or branch; as, a cyclopedia of the
physical sciences, or of mechanics. See Encyclopedia.