¦brakē +
: characterized by or due to brachycatalexis

Word History


Greek brachykatalēktos (from brachy- + —assumed—katalēktos, verbal of katalēgein to leave off, stop, from kata- cata- + lēgein to stop, cease, leave off) + English -ic; akin to Greek lagaros slack, thin

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“Brachycatalectic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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