- Lexis is defined as the full set of words in a language and their definitions.
An example of lexis is what a dictionary tries to contain.
the full vocabulary of a language, or of a group, individual, field of study, etc.
Origin of lexissee lexicon
The total set of words in a language as distinct from morphology; vocabulary.
Origin of lexisGreek, speech, word; see lexicon.
(plural lexises or lexeis)
From Ancient Greek λέξις (lexis, “diction”, “word”), from λεγ- (leg-, “to speak”).
lexis - Legal Definition
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