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   The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.  2000.
 
polysemous
 
SYLLABICATION:pol·y·se·mous
PRONUNCIATION:  pl-sms
ADJECTIVE: Having or characterized by many meanings: highly polysemous words such as play and table.
ETYMOLOGY:From Late Latin polysmus, from Greek polusmos : polu-, poly- + sma, sign.
OTHER FORMS:poly·semy (pl-sm, p-ls-) —NOUN
 
 
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