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lex·i·con

 (lĕk′sĭ-kŏn′)
n. pl. lex·i·cons or lex·i·ca (-kə)
1. A dictionary.
2. A stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary: the lexicon of surrealist art.
3. Linguistics The morphemes of a language considered as a group.

[Medieval Latin, from Greek lexikon (biblion), word(book), from neuter of lexikos, of words, from lexis, word, from legein, to speak; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

lexicon

(ˈlɛksɪkən)
n
1. (Linguistics) a dictionary, esp one of an ancient language such as Greek or Hebrew
2. (Linguistics) a list of terms relating to a particular subject
3. (Linguistics) the vocabulary of a language or of an individual
4. (Linguistics) linguistics the set of all the morphemes of a language
[C17: New Latin, from Greek lexikon, n use of lexikos relating to words, from Greek lexis word, from legein to speak]

lex•i•con

(ˈlɛk sɪˌkɒn, -kən)

n., pl. -ca (-kə)
-cons.
1. a wordbook or dictionary, esp. of Greek, Latin, or Hebrew.
2. the vocabulary of a particular language, field, social class, person, etc.
3. the total inventory of words or morphemes in a given language.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin < Medieval Greek, Greek lexikón, n. use of neuter of lexikós of words]

lexicon

1. A dictionary or glossary.
2. A dictionary or a list of vocabulary used in a particular field.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexicon - a language user's knowledge of wordslexicon - a language user's knowledge of words
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
language, speech - the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
2.lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about themlexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
dictionary entry, lexical entry - the entry in a dictionary of information about a word
wordbook - a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)
bilingual dictionary - a dictionary giving equivalent words in two languages
collegiate dictionary, desk dictionary - an abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the hand
etymological dictionary - a dictionary giving the historical origins of each word
gazetteer - a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)
learner's dictionary, school dictionary - a dictionary specially written for those learning a foreign language
little dictionary, pocket dictionary - a dictionary that is small enough to carry in your pocket
spell-checker, spelling checker - an electronic dictionary in a word processor that can be used to catch misspelled words
unabridged, unabridged dictionary - a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary

lexicon

noun vocabulary, dictionary, glossary, word list, wordbook a lexicon of slang

lexicon

noun
1. An alphabetical list of words often defined or translated:
2. Specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture:
3. All the words of a language:
Translations
مُعْجَم
slovník
leksikon
orðabókorðasafnorîabók
leksikonasžodynas
leksikons, vārdnīca
lexikón

lexicon

[ˈleksɪkən] Nléxico m

lexicon

[ˈlɛksɪkən] n
(= terminology) → lexique m
(= list of words) → lexique m
(= dictionary) → lexique m

lexicon

nWörterbuch nt, → Lexikon nt; (in linguistics) → Lexikon nt

lexicon

[ˈlɛksɪkn] nlessico

lexicon

(ˈleksikən) , ((American) -kon) noun
a dictionary.