lexia

noun le·xia \ ləˈhēə \

Definition of lexia

plural -s
: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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Origin and Etymology of lexia

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


-lexia

noun combining form -lex·ia \ ˈleksēə \

Definition of -lexia

plural -s
:reading of (such) a kind or with (such) an impairment
  • bradylexia
  • dyslexia

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Origin and Etymology of -lexia

New Latin, from Greek lexis word, speech


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