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pandect (plural: pandects)
  1. A treatise or similar work that is comprehensive as to a particular topic.
  2. A comprehensive collection of codes or laws.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Code Napoleon, Napoleonic code, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, article, body of law, brief, capitulary, capsule, causerie, code, code of laws, codification, compend, condensation, condensed version, conspectus, corpus juris, descant, digest, digest of law, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, draft, epitome, equity, essay, etude, examination, excursus, exposition, feature, first approach, head, homily, introductory study, lucubration, memoir, monograph, morceau, note, outline, overview, paper, paragraph, penal code, piece, precis, preliminary study, prolegomenon, research paper, review, rubric, screed, shortened version, skeleton, sketch, special article, study, survey, syllabus, synopsis, term paper, theme, thesis, thumbnail sketch, topical outline, tract, tractate, treatise, treatment
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