lexicographer

[lek-si-kog-ruh-fer]
noun
a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Greek lexikográph(os) (see lexicon, -graph) + -er1

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lexicography (ˌlɛksɪˈkɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
the process or profession of writing or compiling dictionaries
 
lexi'cographer
 
n
 
lexicographic
 
adj
 
lexico'graphical
 
adj
 
lexico'graphically
 
adv

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lexicographer
1650s, from Fr. lexicographe "lexicographer," from Gk. lexikographos, from lexikon "wordbook" (see lexicon) + -graphos "writer," from graphein "to write." Related: Lexicography; lexicographic.
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Example sentences
But as described here it notes events in a manner of considerable interest for
  the lexicographer.
The word-sense disambiguation system can not only support the lexicographer at
  work but can be applied to much larger projects.
Garner, who is an attorney as well as a lexicographer, lamented the poor
  quality of much legal writing.
It allows the lexicographer to call up any term and display the complete
  hierarchy, including all internal relationships.
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