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lexicographer

[ lek-si-kog-ruh-fer ]
/ ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fər /
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noun
a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.

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Origin of lexicographer

1650–60; <Late Greek lexikográph(os) (see lexicon, -graph) + -er1
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