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NOUN (1)

1. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed;
- Example: "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
[syn: root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

root word n 1: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem" [syn: root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical]