lexicon definition

  • noun:
    • A dictionary.
    • A stock of terms utilized in a particular profession, subject, or design; a vocabulary: the lexicon of surrealist art.
    • Linguistics The morphemes of a language thought to be a group.
    • The vocabulary of a language.
    • A dictionary that features or is targeted on lexemes.
    • A dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
    • The lexicology of a programming language. (typically called lexical framework.)
    • Any dictionary.
    • The language used by or recognized to an individual. (also known as lexical knowledge)
    • A vocabulary particular to a particular topic.
    • A vocabulary, or book containing an alphabetical arrangement associated with terms in a language or of a considerable number of them, with the definition of each; a dictionary; specially, a dictionary regarding the Greek, Hebrew, or Latin language.
    • A word-book; a vocabulary; a collection of the language of a language, generally arranged alphabetically and defined and explained; a dictionary: today utilized particularly of a dictionary of Greek or Hebrew.
    • Synonyms Dictionary, Glossary, etc. See language.
    • a reference guide containing an alphabetical selection of words with details about all of them
    • a language customer's knowledge of words

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