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[lahy-muh n] /ˈlaɪ mən/

noun, plural limens, limina
[lim-uh-nuh] /ˈlɪm ə nə/ (Show IPA)
(def 4).
[li-mahn, -man] /lɪˈmɑn, -ˈmæn/
noun, Geology.
a muddy lagoon, marsh, or lake near the mouth of a river behind part of the delta and more or less protected from open water by a barrier or spit.
an area of mud or silt deposited near the mouth of a river.
noun (pl) limens, limina (ˈlɪmɪnə)
(psychol) another term for threshold (sense 4) See also liminal

limen li·men (lī’mən)
n. pl. li·mens or lim·i·na (lĭm’ə-nə)

lim’i·nal (lĭm’ə-nəl) adj.


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