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From Latin polysēmus, from Ancient Greek πολύσημος ‎(polúsēmos), from πολύς ‎(polús, many) + σημαίνω ‎(sēmaínō, I signify, mean).

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polysemous ‎(not comparable)

  1. (linguistics) Having multiple meanings or interpretations.

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