limen

noun
li·men | \ˈlī-mən \

Definition of limen 

First Known Use of limen

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for limen

Latin limin-, limen transverse beam in a door frame, threshold; probably akin to Latin limus transverse

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The first known use of limen was in 1895

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limen

noun
li·men | \ˈlī-mən \

Medical Definition of limen 

: threshold appetites and needs…smouldering below the limen of awareness— R. M. Lindner

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