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Synonyms for lemma

1. lemma (n.)

a subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition

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2. lemma (n.)

the lower and stouter of the two glumes immediately enclosing the floret in most Gramineae

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3. lemma (n.)

the heading that indicates the subject of an annotation or a literary composition or a dictionary entry

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