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[n] a person who compiles (or writes for) encyclopedias


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compiler

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author, writer

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\En*cy`clo*pe"dist\, n. [Cf. F. encyclop['e]diste.] The compiler of an encyclopedia, or one who assists in such compilation; also, one whose knowledge embraces the whole range of the sciences. {The Encyclopedists}, the writers of the great French encyclopedia which appeared in 1751-177
2. The editors were Diderot and D'Alembert. Among the contributors were Voltaire and Rousseau.

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