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Synonyms for 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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