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One entry found for thesaurus.
Main Entry: the·sau·rus
Pronunciation: thi-primarystresssodotr-schwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural the·sau·ri /-primarystresssodot(schwa)r-secondarystressimacr, -secondarystressemacron /; or the·sau·rus·es /-primarystresssodotr-schwa-sschwaz/
Etymology: from scientific Latin thesaurus "treasury, storehouse, book of words," from Latin thesaurus "treasure, collection," from Greek themacronsauros (same meaning) --related to TREASURE
: a book of words and their synonyms

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