isolex

noun

linguistics an isogloss marking off the area in which a particular item of vocabulary is found

Nearby words

  1. isolda,
  2. isolde,
  3. isolecithal,
  4. isolette,
  5. isoleucine,
  6. isoline,
  7. isologous,
  8. isologous graft,
  9. isologue,
  10. isolysin

Word Origin for isolex

C20: from iso (gloss) + Greek lex (is) word

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