anaptyxis

noun an·ap·tyx·is

Definition of anaptyxis

plural

anaptyxes

\-kˌsēz\
  1. :  vowel epenthesis

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Origin and Etymology of anaptyxis

New Latin, from Greek anaptyxis act of unfolding, from anaptyssein to unfold, from ana- + ptyssein to fold


First Known Use: 1876


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