Variant of dictionary
noun pl. dictionaries
- a book of alphabetically listed words in a language, with definitions, etymologies, pronunciations, and other information; lexicon
- a book of alphabetically listed words in a language with their equivalents in another language: a Spanish-English dictionary
- any alphabetically arranged list of words or articles relating to a special subject: a medical dictionary
Origin: ML dictionarium < LL dictio: see diction
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