Lexicon vs Wordbook - What's the difference?

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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.

lexicon

English

Noun

(wikipedia lexicon) (en-noun)
  • 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

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    wordbook

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dictionary or other reference book that lists words; a lexicon, vocabulary.
  • The libretto of an opera.