Definition of Encyclopedist

1. Noun. A person who compiles information for encyclopedias.

Exact synonyms: Encyclopaedist
Generic synonyms: Compiler
Derivative terms: Encyclopaedism, Encyclopedism



Definition of Encyclopedist

1. n. The compiler of an encyclopedia, or one who assists in such compilation; also, one whose knowledge embraces the whole range of the sciences.

Definition of Encyclopedist

1. Noun. 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. ¹

2. Noun. A person helping to write an encyclopedia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encyclopedist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encyclopedist

encyclopediacal
encyclopediae
encyclopedial
encyclopedialike
encyclopedian
encyclopedias
encyclopedic
encyclopedic dictionaries
encyclopedic dictionary
encyclopedic fiction
encyclopedical
encyclopedically
encyclopedicity
encyclopedism
encyclopedisms
encyclopedist (current term)
encyclopedists
encyclopediæ
encyclopædia
encyclopædiac
encyclopædiacal
encyclopædial
encyclopædian
encyclopædias
encyclopædic
encyclopædical
encyclopædically
encyclopædism
encyclopædist
encyclopædists

Literary usage of Encyclopedist

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The French Revolution, following closely upon the publication of the Encyclopédie and the other works of the encyclopedist«, was the practical result of the ..."

2. Diderot as a Disciple of English Thought by Robert Loyalty Cru (1913)
"CHAPTER V THE encyclopedist FRANCIS BACON, in a short work entitled Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature, had cautioned natural philosophers ..."

3. The Historians of Perth, and Other Local and Topographical Writers, Up to by David Crawford Smith (1906)
"THE HISTORIANS OF PERTH WILLIAM MORISON 1780-1806 encyclopedist, WRITER, PUBLISHER William Morison was the son of James Morison by his first wife. ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"Louis HEILPRIN, an encyclopedist and writer, died, Monday night, ... Louis Heilprin was educated by his father, also an encyclopedist and an authority on ..."

5. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1903)
"Ascham is called a humanist, Montaigne a rationalist, Comenius a sense-encyclopedist, and Milton a classical encyclopedist. This familiar method can ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1922)
"Another type of scientific philosopher is the encyclopedist, ... So far as I know, there is nothing of the encyclopedist about Pasteur. ..."

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