Lexicographer



[lek-si-kog-ruh-fer] /ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fər/

noun
1.
a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
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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