lexicon
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈlɛk.sɪ.kən/
  • (America) enPR: lĕ'ksĭkŏn, IPA: /ˈlɛk.sɪ.kɑn/
Noun

lexicon (plural lexica)

  1. The vocabulary of a language.
    Synonyms: word-hoard, word-stock
  2. (linguistics) A dictionary that includes or focuses on lexemes.
    Synonyms: wordbook
  3. A dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
  4. (programming) The lexicology of a programming language. (Usually called lexical structure.)
  5. (rare) Any dictionary.
  6. The vocabulary used by or known to an individual. (Also called lexical knowledge)
  7. A vocabulary specific to a certain subject.
    a baseball lexicon
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