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Meaning of LEXICOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `leksu'kâlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language
 

LEXICOLOGY is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: linguistics, onomastics

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lex`i*col"o*gy\ (-j[y^]), n. [Gr. lexiko`n lexicon +
-logy: cf. F. lexicologie.]
The science of the derivation and signification of words;
that branch of learning which treats of the signification and
application of words.

 
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