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Synonyms of lemma

Noun


1. lemma, proposition

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

2. lemma, flowering glume, glume

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

3. lemma, heading, header, head

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

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