limen

noun li·men \ ˈlī-mən \

Definition of limen

: threshold 3a

Origin and Etymology of limen

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


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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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