The definition of a morpheme is the smallest unit in a language that still has meaning.(noun)
An example of a morpheme is -est in the word greatest.
See morpheme in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr morphème < Gr morphē, form + Fr -ème, as in phonème, phoneme
See morpheme in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French morphème
Origin: , blend of Greek morphē, form
Origin: and French phonème, phoneme; see phoneme.
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