lexicography

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noun lex·i·cog·ra·phy \ˌlek-sə-ˈkä-grə-fē\

Definition of lexicography

  1. 1 :  the editing or making of a dictionary

  2. 2 :  the principles and practices of dictionary making

lexicographical

play \ˌlek-si-kō-ˈgra-fi-kəl\ or

lexicographic

play \-fik\ adjective

lexicographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1680

First Known Use of lexicography

1680



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