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The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet (Λ, λ), a consonant transliterated as l
[C14: from Greek, from Semitic; related to lamed]
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n., pl. -das.
the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet (Λ, λ).
[< Greek lá(m)bda < Semitic; see lamed]
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(!) A unit of volume measurement. 1 ! = 1 microliter (10-6 litre).
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|Noun||1.||lambda - the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet|
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
|2.||lambda - the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull|
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
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