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lexicographer

[lek-si-kog-ruh-fer] /ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fər/
noun
1.
a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Greek lexikográph(os) (see lexicon, -graph) + -er1
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lexicographer

n.

1650s, from French lexicographe "lexicographer," from Greek lexikographos, from lexikon "wordbook" (see lexicon) + -graphos "writer," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy).

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