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Topic: LINGUISTICS

Date: 1900-2000
Language: Late Latin
Origin: polysemus, from Greek, from sema 'sign'

polysemous

adjective
     
po‧lys‧e‧mous technical
SL a polysemous word has two or more different meanings
polysemy noun [uncountable]
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