A notable case in the lexicon of subversion.
The lexicon of surrealist art.
A baseball lexicon.
An example of lexicon is YourDictionary.com.
An example of lexicon is a set of medical terms.
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Origin of lexicon
- Medieval Latin from Greek lexikon (biblion) word(book) from neuter of lexikos of words from lexis word from legein to speak leg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- English from the 17th century, from a Medieval Latin or New Latin lexicon, from Ancient Greek λεξικόν (lexicon, “a lexicon"), neuter of λεξικός (lexikos, “of words"), from λέξις (lexis, “a saying, speech, word"), from λέγειν (legein, “to speak").