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English

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Etymology

From lexical analysis, from lexical

Pronunciation

Noun

lex

  1. (computing) A program (originally developed under Unix) involved in lexical analysis -- specifically, a program for generating lexical analyzers.

Verb

lex

  1. (computing) To lexically analyze a computer program's source code, prior to parsing it.

Latin

Noun

lēx (genitive lēgis); f, third declension

  1. A law

Inflection

Third declension (3).

Number Singular Plural
nominative lēx lēgēs
genitive lēgis lēgum
dative lēgī lēgibus
accusative lēgem lēgēs
ablative lēge lēgibus
vocative lēx lēgēs

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