Synonyms for lemma |

Synonyms and antonyms for lemma

1. lemma (n.)

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


2. lemma (n.)

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


3. lemma (n.)

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