lexeme

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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

lexemic

play \lek-ˈsē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lexeme

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


First Known Use: 1938


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