Definitions

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  • n. thesaurus

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dictionary of synonyms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dictionary of synonymous words.

Etymologies

From New Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A book of synonyms, often including related and contrasting words and antonyms. synonym = "synonymicon" (or you might use a 'brand name', e.g., "look it up in your Roget's" just as you might use "Webster's" as a general term for dictionary).

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  • By extension of the idea, an antonymicon could turn out to be a very curious book indeed because of the chance that any two antonyms of a word could turn out to be synonymous.

    January 30, 2012