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lexicon

  

      n  
1    a dictionary, esp. one of an ancient language such as Greek or Hebrew  
2    a list of terms relating to a particular subject  
3    the vocabulary of a language or of an individual  
4      (Linguistics)   the set of all the morphemes of a language  
     (C17: New Latin, from Greek lexikon, n use of lexikos relating to words, from Greek lexis word, from legein to speak)  


mental lexicon  
      n   the store of words in a person's mind  
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