Vocabulary Word

Unit 6 Word 9- Lexicon

Definition

Lexicon- noun

1. A specialized dictionary

2. The specialized vocabulary of a particular topic or profession.

Synonyms

1) Dictionary

2) Wordbook

3) Glossary

Antonyms

1) General vocabulary

2) Encyclopedia (This is because encyclopedias encompass many subjects, not just one)

3) Almanac (containing general information or many topics).

Two Original Sentences

1) His lexicon of medical vocabulary proved helpful in understanding the lecture.

2) The lexicon of computer programming includes many terms that would not make sense in any other context.

By Vittal Bhat
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Medical Terms
Anywhere around 5:30

(This is a video of some vocabulary for a particular profession.)