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lex

[ leks ]
/ lɛks /
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noun, plural le·ges [lee-jeez; Latin le-ges]. /ˈli dʒiz; Latin ˈlɛ gɛs/.
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Origin of lex

First recorded in 1490–1500, lex is from the Latin word lēx

Other definitions for lex (2 of 2)

lex.

abbreviation
lexical.
lexicon.
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British Dictionary definitions for lex

lex
/ (lɛks) /

noun plural leges (ˈliːdʒiːz)
a system or body of laws
a particular specified law

Word Origin for lex

Latin
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