noun \ˈa-nə-ˌfr\
plural anaphors also anaph·o·ra\ə-ˈna-f(ə-)rə\

Definition of ANAPHOR

:  a word or phrase with an anaphoric function

Origin of ANAPHOR

back-formation from anaphoric
First Known Use: 1975


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