See glossaries and definitions in Books on Mac
If you’re reading an interactive book that has a glossary, you can look up the glossary entries.
See a book’s glossary
In the Books app on your Mac, click Books in the sidebar.
Double-click an interactive book that has a glossary.
Choose View > Show Glossary.
If the book doesn’t have a glossary, the command is dimmed.
Click a glossary term.
See a word’s definition and other information
Do any of the following:
Double-click the word.
Control-click the word, choose More, then choose Look Up, Search Book, Search Web or Search Wikipedia. See Look up words.