anaphor

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noun ana·phor \ˈa-nə-ˌfȯr\

Definition of anaphor

plural

anaphors

also

anaphora

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  1. :  a word or phrase with an anaphoric function

Origin and Etymology of anaphor

back-formation from anaphoric


First Known Use: 1975


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