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1. lemma

noun. ['ˈlɛmə'] a subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition.

Antonyms

  • reverse

Etymology

  • λῆμμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • λαμβάνω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Lemma

  • zuidema
  • postema
  • bultema
  • miedema
  • mellema
  • medema
  • lodema
  • karema
  • aardema
  • klema
  • lemme
  • gemma

How do you pronounce lemma?

Pronounce lemma as ˈlɛmə.

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Sentences with lemma


1. Noun, singular or mass
Barley is quite different, with the lemma and the palea fused to the seed.

2. lemma

noun. ['ˈlɛmə'] the lower and stouter of the two glumes immediately enclosing the floret in most Gramineae.

Synonyms

  • glume

Antonyms

  • foot
  • universal

Etymology

  • λῆμμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • λαμβάνω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. lemma

noun. ['ˈlɛmə'] the heading that indicates the subject of an annotation or a literary composition or a dictionary entry.

Synonyms

  • header
  • heading

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • λῆμμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • λαμβάνω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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