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lexis (s) (noun), lexes (pl)
1. The entire stock of words in a language.
2. The diction or wording, in contrast to other elements, of a piece of writing.
3. The total set of words in a language as distinct from morphology; vocabulary.
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(Greek: word or words, vocabulary; a saying, a phrase; speaking, speech)