noun, plural lem·mas, lem·ma·ta [lem-uh-tuh]. /ˈlɛm ə tə/.
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noun, plural lem·mas.Botany.
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The lemma in his note is Oratesque, the reading of Daniel Heinsius' edition.
The method of exhaustion used, for the purpose of proof by reductio ad absurdum, the lemma proved in Eucl.The Legacy of Greece|Various
His apparatus is the first to supply a lemma for each variant reading reported, and is clear and easy to read.