noun. ['ɪnˌsaɪkləˈpiːdiːə, ɪnˌsaɪkloʊˈpiːdiːə'] a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty.
- book of facts
- book of knowledge
- reference book
Words that Rhyme with Encyclopaedia