An example of lexicon is YourDictionary.com.
An example of lexicon is a set of medical terms.
A notable case in the lexicon of subversion.
The lexicon of surrealist art.
A baseball lexicon.
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 Î»ÎµÎ¾Î¹ÎºÏŒÎ½ (lexicon, “a lexicon"), neuter of Î»ÎµÎ¾Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (lexikos, “of words"), from Î»ÎÎ¾Î¹Ï‚ (lexis, “a saying, speech, word"), from Î»ÎÎ³ÎµÎ¹Î½ (legein, “to speak").