Provided by: mate-utils-common_1.20.2-2_all bug

NAME

       mate-dictionary - Look up words on dictionaries

SYNOPSIS

       mate-dictionary
       mate-dictionary [options]

       or select Dictionary from the Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.

DESCRIPTION

       MATE Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source.

       For full documentation see the MATE Dictionary online help.

OPTIONS

       --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.

CONFIGURATION

       All the configuration is handled using GSettings.

AUTHOR

       MATE Dictionary was originally written by Spiros  Papadimitriou  (<spapadim+@cs.cmu.edu>),
       Mike Hughes (<mfh@psilord.com>) and Bradford Hovinen (<hovinen@udel.edu>).

       Emmanuele Bassi (<ebassi@gmail.com>) rewrote it from scratch.

       This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss <voss@mathematik.uni-kl.de>.

SEE ALSO

       dict(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org/, RFC 2229