holophrastic


ho·lo·phras·tic

adjective \ˌhō-lə-ˈfras-tik, ˌhä-\

Definition of HOLOPHRASTIC

:  expressing a complex of ideas in a single word or in a fixed phrase

Origin of HOLOPHRASTIC

International Scientific Vocabulary hol- + -phrastic (from Greek phrazein to point out, declare)
First Known Use: 1860

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