Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To perform lexical analysis; to convert a character stream to a token stream as a preliminary to parsing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Law

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Law: used in various phrases.
  • n. An abbreviation of lexicon.
  • n. In numismatics, the money standard fixed by imperial or other constituted authority.

Etymologies

Latin lēx, lēg-; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From lexical analysis, from lexical (Wiktionary)

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