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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