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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·cy·clo·pe·dist /-ˈpidɪst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·cy·clo·pe·dist n.  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 1751-1772. The editors were Diderot and D'Alembert. Among the contributors were Voltaire and Rousseau.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person who compiles (or writes for) encyclopedias [syn: encyclopaedist,