Definition of leman in English:

leman

noun

archaic
  • 1A lover or sweetheart.

    sweetheart, woman, girl, partner, significant other, lover, fiancée
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    1. 1.1 An illicit lover, especially a mistress.
      lover, girlfriend, paramour, kept woman, live-in lover
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Origin

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

Pronunciation

leman

/ˈliːmən//ˈlɛmən/