Meaning of SIMPLEX in English

SIMPLEX

/ ˈsɪmpleks; NAmE / noun

( linguistics ) a simple word that is not made of other words

—compare compound

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WORD ORIGIN

late 16th cent.: from Latin , literally single , variant of simplus simple.

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