compendious

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From Old French compendieux, from Latin compendiosus ‎(advantageous, abridged, brief), from compendium

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compendious ‎(comparative more compendious, superlative most compendious)

  1. containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized
  2. briefly describing a body of knowledge

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