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Topic: LINGUISTICS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Greek
Origin: lexikographos 'dictionary-writer', from lexikon ( LEXICON) + Greek -graphos 'writer'

lexicography

noun
     
lex‧i‧cog‧ra‧phy [uncountable]
SL the skill, practice, or profession of writing dictionaries
lexicographer noun [countable]
lexicographical adjective
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