lexicographical

lexicography

[lek-si-kog-ruh-fee]
noun
1.
the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
2.
the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, or compiling dictionaries.

Origin:
1670–80; lexic(on) + -o- + -graphy

lexicographic [lek-si-koh-graf-ik, -si-kuh-] , lexicographical, adjective
lexicographically, adverb
unlexicographical, adjective
unlexicographically, adverb
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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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