Open source English dictionary to use programmatically w/ python

dgoldsmith_89 d.l.goldsmith at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 23:49:37 CET 2008


On Jan 7, 2:46 pm, Rick Dooling <rpdool... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 7, 4:37 pm, dgoldsmith_89 <d.l.goldsm... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Can anyone point me to a downloadable open source English dictionary
> > suitable for programmatic use with python: I'm programming a puzzle
> > generator, and I need to be able to generate more or less complete
> > lists of English words, alphabetized.  Thanks!  DG
>
> On Linux?  WordNet and Dict  and many others.
>
> On Windows, maybe try WordWeb?
>
> rd

Sorry, didn't know it would make a difference: on Mac, actually.

DG



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