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lexical

[lek-si-kuh l] /ˈlɛk sɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the words or vocabulary of a language, especially as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactical aspects.
2.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a lexicon.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; lexic(on) + -al1
Related forms
lexicality, noun
lexically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for lexicality

lexical

/ˈlɛksɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to items of vocabulary in a language
2.
of or relating to a lexicon
Derived Forms
lexicality (ˌlɛksɪˈkælɪtɪ) noun
lexically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for lexicality

lexical

adj.

1833, from Greek lexikos "pertaining to words" (see lexicon) + -al (1). Related: Lexically.

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