lexis

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noun lex·is \ˈlek-səs\

Definition of lexis

plural

lexes

play \ˈlek-ˌsēz\
  1. :  lexicon 2a

Origin and Etymology of lexis

Greek, speech, word


First Known Use: 1960

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