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Princeton's WordNet

  1. root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical(noun)

    (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

    "thematic vowels are part of the stem"

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  1. root word(Noun)

    A prefix in an English word derived from Greek or Latin.

  2. root word(Noun)

    It is the primary lexical unit of a word, which carries the most significant aspects of semantic content and cannot be reduced into smaller constituents. Inflectional stems often derive from roots.

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