lexicalist

adjective
lex·​i·​cal·​ist | \ ˈleksə̇kələ̇st \

Definition of lexicalist

: of, being, or relating to an approach to grammar in which syntactic structures are derived from properties of lexemes rather than from a large set of transformations

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lexical + -ist entry 2

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“Lexicalist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lexicalist. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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