Provided by: gnome-dictionary_3.10.0-1ubuntu1_amd64
gnome-dictionary - Look up words on dictionaries
gnome-dictionary gnome-dictionary [options] or select Dictionary from the Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.
GNOME Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source. For full documentation see the GNOME 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. -D database or --database database Use the specified database for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings. -S strategy or --strategy strategy Use the specified strategy for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings. --help Display help information.
All the configuration is handled using GConf.
GNOME Dictionary was originally written by Spiros Papadimitriou (<email@example.com>), Mike Hughes (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) and Bradford Hovinen (<email@example.com>). Emmanuele Bassi (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) rewrote it from scratch. This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss <email@example.com>.
dict(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org/, RFC 2229