As nouns the difference between lexicon and wordbook
is that lexicon
is the vocabulary of a language while wordbook
is a dictionary or other reference book that lists words; a lexicon, vocabulary.
The vocabulary of a language.
(linguistics) A dictionary that includes or focuses on lexemes.
A dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
(programming) The lexicology of a programming language. (Usually called lexical structure.)
(rare) Any dictionary.
The vocabulary used by or known to an individual. (Also called lexical knowledge)
A vocabulary specific to a certain subject.
- a baseball lexicon
A dictionary or other reference book that lists words; a lexicon, vocabulary.
The libretto of an opera.