Meaning of polysemantism in English:

polysemantism

Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪˈsiːməntɪz(ə)m/ /ˌpɒlɪˈsɛməntɪz(ə)m/

noun

Linguistics
  • Polysemy.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Louis Herbert Gray (1875–1955). Probably after French polysémantisme polysemy.