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polysyndeton

noun poly·syn·de·ton \-ˈsin-də-ˌtän\

Definition of POLYSYNDETON

:  repetition of conjunctions in close succession (as in we have ships and men and money)
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Origin of POLYSYNDETON

New Latin, from Late Greek, neuter of polysyndetos using many conjunctions, from Greek poly- + syndetos bound together, conjunctive — more at asyndeton
First Known Use: circa 1577

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