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List of Canadian insect pests and diseases affecting crops; English and French

Feed processing and manufacturing terminology; English

Glossary of farm-related terminology; German


Entymology dictionary; English, French, German

Insect families, description of numerous insects, some with images; German, Latin

Glossary of insect-related terms, with illustrations; German, Latin

Information about heteroptera (true bugs); German, Latin, English

Glossary of dog breeds; English

Australian insects, common names plus Latin names; English, Latin

Dictionary of horse riding terms; English, German, French

Glossary of biological terms; Latin, German-German

List of various animals; Latin-German

Dictionary of insect names; French, English, German

Glossary of wild bee related terms; German

Dictionary of various fish families with images and details how to keep in captivity, origin etc.; Latin, German

Glossary of life food for aquarium fish, with further information; German, Latin

Fish names and details, partly with photos; Latin, German, English, Dutch, Finnish, French e. a.

Small glossary of aquaristic terminology; German

List of diseases which affect aquarium fish; German

Description of various kinds of aquarium fish and other animals, with images; German

List of gastropods, class, order, family supplied, partly with images; Latin, English

Construction/Architecture/Real Estate

Real estate glossary; English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German

Mortgage glossary; English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German

Real estate "translators"; from English to French, to Spanish, to Italian, to Portuguese, to German and vice-versa

Real estate lexicons, from English to French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German and vice-versa

Construction terminology; English, German

Comprehensive glossary of construction, architecture, real estate and planning law terminology; German-English

Various links to real estate related dictionaries, including acronyms; English, German, Polish, Spanish

Construction management glossary; English

Timber engineering dictionary; English, German

Baulexikon, extensive construction industry glossary; German

Swiss building services engineering glossary; Swiss German

Construction dictionary; English-German

Small glossary on architectural heritage terminology; American English

Data base on natural stones, with descriptions of material; German

Dictionary of construction terminology; German-English

Dictionary of terms used in the glazier industry; German-English

Construction glossary; English

Planning terminology and dictionary of construction law; German-English

Glossary of DIY terminology; German

Construction terminology data base; German-English

Archaeological dictionary; German-English and English-German

Small homeowners’ glossary with illustrations; English

Small dictionary of terms relevant to German property ownership; German-English


Credit card related terms; English-English

Stockmarket terminology; German/English-German

Stockmarket terminology; German, English, French, Italian

Stockmarket terminology; German-German

Financial abbreviations; English-English

Fire Fighting

Fire fighting terminology; German-English


Extensive link list of food dictionaries and glossaries; English, German, Spanish e. a.

Multilingual gastronomic dictionary; German, English, Italian, French, Spanish

Dictionary of gastronomic terms (appetisers, soups, main course, cheese ets.); Italian, English, French, Spanish, German

Food and gastronomic glossary; definitions in German, terms also in English, Spanish, French

Glossary of kitchen terminology; German

Detailed wine glossary; German (other languages for subscribers)

Glossary of nutritional terms; German

Glossary of healthy living; German (more extensive glossary for subscribers)


German to English definitions and/or translations of genealogy-related abbreviations, terms and phrases

Glossary of (Scottish) mediaeval terminology; German

Glossary of terms useful for research of German records, a guide to researching family history in Germany, search strategies; English (German main terms given)

Bibliography of historical literature, research information source; mainly German

Extensive genealogical glossary including abbreviations, based on Saxon, Latin, Greek; main language for definitions: English, other languages also used

Dictionary of abbreviations, symbols and terms used in family trees; German, English

Link list for genealogy related terminology, e.g. general, names of old professions, names for diseases, conversion of outdated measurements into modern terms etc.; Latin, German

Multilingual glossary/dictionary of genealogical terms; various European languages including German, Dutch, English

Dictionary of genealogical terminology; Latin-German

Dictionary of family history relevant terms; Latin, German, English

General Link Lists

"Erlanger Liste", extensive list of links to dictionaries, encyclopedia and data bases

Numerous links to glossaries in all areas, mainly English-German-Danish

Detailed review of general monolingual and bilingual English and German dictionaries and glossaries


English-American, American-English dictionary

Differences between American English and English with small glossary of same

This site searches a multitude of dictionaries/glossaries/thesauri in a multitude of languages


Dictionary of the German healthcare market; English-German, German-English

Dental terminology; English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French

Links to free medical glossaries; English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French

Multilingual medical dictionary


Glossary of web-related terms; English/German, German


Law related links

German dictionary of law. Deutsches Rechtswörterbuch; German-German definitions with references to original texts

Glossary of maritime law, abbreviations, definitions etc; mainly English

Legal glossary, Latin-English (change /pdf/e. to pdf/a. in address bar for the letter a etc.)

Dictionary of legal terms; German, English, French

Glossary of legal terms; German

Detailed glossary of advertising law; German

Glossary of legal terms; German

Glossary of legal terminology; English

Glossary of legal terms; English

Small dictionary of legal terms relevant for asylum seekers; German, English, French

Legal dictionary; German-English (many other languages available)

Dictionary of law-related terminology; German, English

Extensive legal glossary for taxation terminology; German

Glossary of general legal terms; German

Glossary of legal abbreviations; German


Glossary for advertising/marketing terminology; English/German, German

Management/marketing dictionary; English/German, German

Marketing/management/accounting dictionary; English, German

Glossary of POS and display related terminology; English/German, German

Vocabulary lists for business English; English-German, German-English

Marketing glossary; German

Glossary for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) terminology; German

Glossary marketing/advertising; English/German-German

Marketing glossaries in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Hungarian

Glossary of brands; German

Link list of marketing/brands dictionaries/glossaries

Marketing dictionary; English, German, French


General dictionary of nature, French-Spanish-German-English

Neue deutsche Rechtschreibung, Regeln online plus Wörterverzeichnis

Dictionary of plant and animal names with photographs; German-Latin

Glossary of terms relating to ponds, green roofs, biological plant protection e.a.; German

Access to various lists of animal names, geological and mineralogical terms; Latin-German

Glossary of environmental terms; German

Various water-related dictionaries and glossaries; German and English

Other Interesting Sites

Language Source - Language Resources Directory

The European Union On-Line, Die Europäische Union online

Europäisches Übersetzer-Kollegium Nordrhein-Westfalen in Straelen

Übersetzerportal - Die Tagesschau der Branche

A comprehensive list of links to German publishers, inclusive of Top 100, can be found here: Buchreport


Searchable data base of plant names, large amount of synonyms; Latin, English, German, Swedish, Italian, French, Finnish

Dictionary of scientific plant names plus English names; Latin-English

Dictionary of plant names, Latin names plus botanical/German names, also tool glossary (German); Latin-German

Dictionary of bamboo related terms, German-English


Computer terminology

Glossary of terms used in security and intrusion detection; English-English

Drilling terms; German-English, English-German

Packaging terms; French, English, Swedish, Dutch, German, Italian

Electricity; German-German


Link list for various wood-related dictionaries and glossaries; mainly German, French, English

Timber glossary; German

Dictionary of wood species; German commercial name, botanical name, family; synonyms in various languages available by clicking on names

Searchable dictionary of wood related terms; English-German, French-German (correct combination has to be clicked to achieve results)

Dictionary of forestry equipment terminology; German, English, French

Dictionary of trees, bushes and shrubs; English, German, Latin e. a.

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