diptote

noun dip·tote \ ˈdipˌtōt \

Definition of diptote

plural diptotes \-ōts\ or diptota \dipˈtōtə\
:a noun or adjective with only two cases

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Origin and Etymology of diptote

Late Latin diptoton noun with only two cases, from Greek diptōton, neuter of diptōtos having one form for two cases, from di- + -ptōtos (from piptein to fall, influenced in meaning by Greek ptōsis case)


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