encyclic definition

  • noun:
    • An encyclical; a papal page.
    • An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope.
    • A circular page.
    • An encyclical; a papal page.
    • An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope.
    • A circular letter.
    • An encyclical; a papal page.
    • An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope.
    • A circular letter.
  • adjective:
    • Sent to many or locations; meant for many, or even for an entire order of men; general; circular.
    • delivered to many persons or places; meant for many, or even for a complete purchase of men; basic; circular.
    • provided for many or places; designed for many, or for a whole purchase of men; basic; circular.
  • others:
    • Circular; provided for all people in some circle or course.
    • In botany, isomerous, with regular alternation of parts: applied to plants in which the petals, stamens, etc., tend to be equal in number in each whorl, alternating with one another.
    • Circular; provided for all people in some circle or class.
    • In botany, isomerous, with regular alternation of parts: placed on plants where the petals, stamens, etc., are equal in quantity in each whorl, alternating with each other.
    • Circular; provided for all members of some circle or class.
    • In botany, isomerous, with regular alternation of components: put on blossoms when the petals, stamens, etc., are equal in number in each whorl, alternating with each other.

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