Lexicography meaning

lĕk'sĭ-kŏg'rə-fē
The process or work of writing, editing, or compiling a dictionary.
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The act, process, art, or work of writing, compiling, or editing a dictionary or dictionaries.
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The art or craft of compiling, writing and editing dictionaries.
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(linguistics) The scholarly discipline of analyzing and describing the semantic, syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language and developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries.
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Origin of lexicography

  • lexico(n) –graphy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • lexico- +"Ž -graphy
    From Wiktionary