What is Aard Dictionary?
Dictionary and offline Wikipedia reader.
"Aard Dictionary is a free, fast, easy to use word lookup program that
looks up words fast even with huge dictionaries like English Wikipedia looks up words in multiple dictionaries in multiple languages without switching works great as offline Wikipedia reader is keyboard navigation friendly has efficient, highly compressed dictionary data storage format with ability to verify data integrity built-in "
Manually download highly compressed .aar files as "dictionaries". Limited to text only.
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Said about Aard Dictionary as an alternative
It's a proper dictionary. Open source. Can even use the same dictionary that Word Web use. It can also use the more comprehensive Wiktionary if you so choose.