Merriam-Webster dictionaries

Merriam-Webster Inc. acquired the rights to revise and publish Noah Webster’s Dictionaries in 1843. Since then, Merriam-Webster has maintained an ongoing commitment to innovation, scholarship, and love of language. Each Merriam-Webster dictionary is the product of extensive research and painstaking writing and editing conducted by the largest group of full-time lexicographers in North America. Today, the company continues as the leader in language reference publishing−with bestselling reference books and electronic references, popular Web sites and a range of licensed products.