phrase marker

noun Linguistics.
(in generative grammar) a representation of the constituent structure of a sentence, using a tree diagram or labeled bracketing.
Also, phrase-marker.

1960–65 Unabridged
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phrase marker
linguistics a representation, esp one in the form of a tree diagram, of the constituent structure of a sentence

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