DescriptionDictionarium is a free online encyclopedic English dictionary. The app brings GNU Project's publication of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (CIDE), to Android platforms in fully searchable form.
Dictionarium for Android features include:
* Android 2.2 compatibility.
* Landscape view.
* Scrollbar navigation.
* Use context menu to manage bookmarks.
* Loading indicator.
* 300,000 words available.
* Word of the Day button.
* Ability to save bookmarks and to see recently viewed items.
* Etymology (word history).
* Alternative spellings.
* Internet connection is required.
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The GCIDE Dictionary was derived from the Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary and from WordNet, a semantic network created by the Cognitive Science Department of Princeton University under the direction of Prof. George Miller. For more information about this version of The Collaborative International Dictionary of English, see the GCIDE XML home page.