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lexicon

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a reference book giving information about the meanings, pronunciations, uses, and origins of words listed in alphabetical order
  • an avid word enthusiast who is compiling a lexicon of archaic and unusual words

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The first known use of lexicon was in 1580

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“Lexicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lexicon. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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