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leman Line breaks: leman
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛmən/
/ˈliːmən/

Definition of leman in English:

noun (plural lemans)

archaic
1.1An illicit lover, especially a mistress.

Origin

Middle English lēofman, from lēof (see lief) + man.

Words that rhyme with leman

Lemmon, lemon, Yemen

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