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Leman

[lee-muhn]
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leman (ˈlɛmən, ˈliː-)
 
n
1.  a beloved; sweetheart
2.  a lover or mistress
 
[C13 lemman, leofman, from leof dear, lief + man]

Léman (lemɑ̃)
 
n
Lac Léman the French name for (Lake) Geneva

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leman
archaic for "sweetheart, paramour," from M.E. leofman (c.1200), from O.E. leof "dear" + man "human being, person." Originally of either gender, though archaic usage tends to limit it to women.
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