Provided by: mate-utils-common_1.20.2-2_all
mate-dictionary - Look up words on dictionaries
mate-dictionary mate-dictionary [options] or select Dictionary from the Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.
MATE Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source. For full documentation see the MATE Dictionary online help.
--look-up word Looks up the specified word using the pre-defined dictionary source. --match word Matches one or more words using the pre-defined dictionary source. -s source or --source source Uses the specified source for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings. -n or --no-window Using this switch with the --look-up will print the definitions found on the console without launching the GUI. -D database or --database database Use the specified database for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings. --help Display help information.
All the configuration is handled using GSettings.
MATE Dictionary was originally written by Spiros Papadimitriou (<firstname.lastname@example.org>), Mike Hughes (<email@example.com>) and Bradford Hovinen (<firstname.lastname@example.org>). Emmanuele Bassi (<email@example.com>) rewrote it from scratch. This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
dict(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org/, RFC 2229