n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The study, description, and classification of morphemes.
2. The morphemic structure of a language.
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(Linguistics) linguistics the study or analysis of morphemes and the morphemic structure of words
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n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the study of the classification, description, and functions of morphemes; morphology.
2. the manner by which morphemes form words.
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the study and description of the morphemes of a language, i.e., its minimum grammatical units, as wait and -ed in waited. — morphemicist, n.See also: Linguistics
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