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lex•i•con



Pronunciation: (lek'si-kon", -kun), [key]
n.,
pl. lex•i•caPronunciation: (lek'si-ku), [key] lex•i•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. inventory or record: unparalleled in the lexicon of human relations.
4. Ling.
a. the total inventory of morphemes in a given language.
b. the inventory of base morphemes plus their combinations with derivational morphemes.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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