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Explanation of morpheme by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. minimal meaningful language unit

    Definition of morpheme by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. morpheme ( môrfēm ), n. ( Linguistics ) The smallest unit of meaning of a language, which cannot be divided into smaller parts carrying meaning; it is usually smaller than a single wordform, such as the -ed morpheme of verbs in the past tense or the -s morpheme of nouns in the plural form.