Part of speech: noun

A dictionary, as of Latin, Greek, or Hebrew.

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Usage examples "lexicon":

  1. Casaubon is of opinion that gloves were worn by the Chaldeans, from the word here mentioned being explained in the Talmud Lexicon, the clothing of the hand. - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
  2. Mr. Ludovici's lexicon did not know the word. - "Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories", Kathleen Norris.
  3. I didn't want longer holidays, but it is much nicer reading and doing exercises up at the Vicarage than with old Buzfuz's lexicon over there. - "Will of the Mill", George Manville Fenn.