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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pandect \Pan"dect\, n. [L. pandecta, pandectes, Gr. ? all-receiving, all-containing; pa^s, pa^n, all + ? to receive: cf. F. pandectes, pl.] 1. A treatise which comprehends the whole of any science. [1913 Webster] [Thou] a pandect mak'st, and universal book. --Donne. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. The digest, or abridgment, in fifty books, of the decisions, writings, and opinions of the old Roman jurists, made in the sixth century by direction of the emperor Justinian, and forming the leading compilation of the Roman civil law. --Kent. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "pandect": Code Napoleon, Napoleonic code, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, article, body of law, brief, capitulary, capsule, causerie, code, code of laws, codification, compend, condensation, condensed version, conspectus, corpus juris, descant, digest, digest of law, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, draft, epitome, equity, essay, etude, examination, excursus, exposition, feature, first approach, head, homily, introductory study, lucubration, memoir, monograph, morceau, note, outline, overview, paper, paragraph, penal code, piece, precis, preliminary study, prolegomenon, research paper, review, rubric, screed, shortened version, skeleton, sketch, special article, study, survey, syllabus, synopsis, term paper, theme, thesis, thumbnail sketch, topical outline, tract, tractate, treatise, treatment