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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lexicology  \Lex`i*col"o*gy\  (-j[y^]),  n.  [Gr.  lexiko`n  lexicon  + 
  -logy:  cf  F.  lexicologie.] 
  The  science  of  the  derivation  and  signification  of  words 
  that  branch  of  learning  which  treats  of  the  signification  and 
  application  of  words 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  branch  of  linguistics  that  studies  the  lexical  component 
  of  language 

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