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: a soft light-colored raisin produced chiefly in Spain and Australia from which vinifera grapes that are treated with a caustic solution and sometimes with olive oil before drying


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noun combining form

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: reading of (such) a kind or with (such) an impairment

Word History



perhaps from obsolete Spanish lexía lye (now lejía), from Latin lixiva, feminine of lixivus consisting of lye

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek lexis word, speech

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“Lexia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lexia. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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