noun (s, pl2=lemmata)
Etymology: From (term, sc=Grek, , tr=lámma, , auxiliary proposition, lang=el).
- (mathematics) A proposition proved or accepted for immediate use in the proof of some other proposition.
- (linguistics, usually) A canonical form of a term, particularly in the context of highly inflected languages.
- (linguistics, less frequently) A lexeme; all the inflected forms of a term.
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