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[pl. dictionaries] a book that lists the words of a language and gives their meaning, or their equivalent in a different language. [pl. thesauri or thesauruses] a book that lists words in groups of synonyms and related concepts. - ORIGIN Greek thesauros ‘storehouse, treasure’. As there are various kinds of dictionaries which list all sort of things in sometimes varying ways, the information given can be extremely different in one dictionary compared to another.

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