How to Cite a Dictionary in Chicago/Turabian (Download the Printer Friendly PDF)
Definitions in print, on a website, or on an online database.
Structure: Author Last, First M. Website Title. Edited by First M. Last. Compiled by First M. Last. Translated by First M. Last. Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*Contributor Note: Not all types of contributors will be relevant to each entry.
*Date Note: The date of publication may not be available.
Citation: Merriam Webster Online. Accessed September 24, 2011. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citation.