limen

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li·men

noun \ˈlī-mən\

Definition of LIMEN

:  threshold 3a

Origin of LIMEN

Latin limin-, limen transverse beam in a door frame, threshold; probably akin to Latin limus transverse
First Known Use: 1895

Rhymes with LIMEN

li·men

noun \ˈlī-mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIMEN

: threshold <appetites and needs…smouldering below the limen of awareness—R. M. Lindner>

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