Lexicology



[lek-si-kol-uh-jee] /ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the study of the formation, meaning, and use of words and of idiomatic combinations of words.
/ˌlɛksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the overall structure and history of the vocabulary of a language
n.

1828, from lexico- + -logy.

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