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LEXICON

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 526 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LEXICON, a dictionary (q.v.). The word is the Latinized form of Gr. Xe uc6v, sc. Og3),iov, a word-book (X ts, word, Myecv, to speak). Lexicon, rather than dictionary, is used of word-books of the Greek language, and sometimes of Arabic and Hebrew.
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