A person who writes for or compiles an encyclopedia.
One of the writers of the French Encyclopédie (1751–1772), including its editors, Diderot and d'Alembert.
A person who compiles or helps compile an encyclopedia.
A member of a group of French authors who collaborated in the 18th century in the production of the Encyclopédie, under the direction of Denis Diderot.
- the writers of the French Encyclopedia (1751-72) edited by Diderot and d'Alembert, which contained the advanced ideas of the period
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of encyclopedist
- encyclopedia + -ist