from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Law.
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- 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.
Latin lēx, lēg-; see leg- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From lexical analysis, from lexical (Wiktionary)