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CLI and library to look up dictionary in macOS.

Project description

macdict is a command line utility and library to look up dictionary in macOS.

It is built on the Dictionary Services (CoreServices.framework) and ctypes. So we have a pure Python implementation without any compile-time dependency.

Installation

$ pip install macdict

or with pipsi for using its CLI only:

$ pipsi install macdict

CLI Usage

$ macdict-lookup apple
apple | BrE ˈap(ə)l, AmE ˈæpəl | noun (fruit) ...

API Usage

from macdict import lookup_word

definition = lookup_word(u'apple')
print(definition)

Contributing

If you want to report bugs or request features, please feel free to open issues or create pull requests on GitHub.

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