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the·sau·rus

thesaurus

 
pronunciation:
th saw rs
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word History
part of speech: noun
inflections: thesauri, thesauruses
definition 1: a dictionary of words grouped as synonyms or antonyms.
similar words:
collection, compendium, dictionary, encyclopedia, lexicon, wordbook
definition 2: any comprehensive reference work, esp. one devoted to the vocabulary and concepts particular to a specialized field.
similar words:
dictionary, encyclopedia, repository, resource, synonymy
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Word History
Thesaurus is a Latin word borrowed from the ancient Greek word thesauros, which means "treaure" or "storehouse."