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lexical

[lek-si-kuh l]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the words or vocabulary of a language, especially as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactical aspects.
  2. of, relating to, or of the nature of a lexicon.
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Origin of lexical

First recorded in 1830–40; lexic(on) + -al1
Related formslex·i·cal·i·ty, nounlex·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for lexically

lexical

adjective
  1. of or relating to items of vocabulary in a language
  2. of or relating to a lexicon
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Derived Formslexicality (ˌlɛksɪˈkælɪtɪ), nounlexically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for lexically

lexical

adj.

1833, from Greek lexikos "pertaining to words" (see lexicon) + -al (1). Related: Lexically.

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