study of the sum collection of all words in a language

Lexicography is the study of lexicons. It is divided into two separate academic fields:

American academic Robert Blust was a famous lexicographer

A person whose works are about lexicography is called a lexicographer.[1]


  1. "Lexicographer job profile | Prospects.ac.uk". www.prospects.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-10-29.