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 for Pandect
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pandect \Pan"dect\, n. [L. pandecta, pandectes, Gr. ?
     all-receiving, all-containing; pa^s, pa^n, all + ? to
     receive: cf. F. pandectes, pl.]
     1. A treatise which comprehends the whole of any science.
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              [Thou] a pandect mak'st, and universal book.
                                                    --Donne.
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     2. pl. The digest, or abridgment, in fifty books, of the
        decisions, writings, and opinions of the old Roman
        jurists, made in the sixth century by direction of the
        emperor Justinian, and forming the leading compilation of
        the Roman civil law. --Kent.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "pandect":
     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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