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noun lex·eme \ˈlek-ˌsēm\

Definition of lexeme

  1. :  a meaningful linguistic unit that is an item in the vocabulary of a language


play \lek-ˈsē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lexeme

Greek lexis word, speech + English -eme — more at lexicon

First Known Use: 1938

Rhymes with lexeme

abeam, agleam, airstream, berseem, beseem, bireme, blaspheme, bloodstream, centime, coal seam, cold cream, crossbeam, daydream, downstream, dream team, drill team, egg cream, esteem, extreme, French seam, grapheme, Gulf Stream, hakim, headstream, high beam, hornbeam, I beam, ice cream, inseam, jet stream, kilim, live steam, low beam, mainstream, midstream, millime, millstream, moonbeam, morpheme, onstream, phoneme, pipe dream, redeem, regime, rhyme scheme, sealed-beam, sememe, sidestream, slipstream, sour cream, sunbeam, supreme, tag team, Tarim, third-stream, toneme, trireme, unseam, upstream, warp beam, wet dream

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less dense or relating to a select group

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