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|Noun||1.||main entry word - the form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary|
descriptor, form, signifier, word form - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
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