oligosemic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1986: formed as oligosem(y) +‎ -ic. Compare monosemic and polysemic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsiːmɪk/

Adjective[edit]

oligosemic (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, rare) Of or exhibiting oligosemy.

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