system plain text dict file location ?

Adriano Varoli Piazza moranar at
Sat Sep 16 08:58:36 UTC 2006

2006/9/16, Dave S <ubuntu at>:
> Can anyone tell me where there is a plain text file of all dictionary words. I
> am sure I saw one somewhere but I cannot find it.

/usr/share/dict/words, but you have to have installed the dictionary
package, whose name escapes me (perhaps dict?)

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