Definition of diptote
: 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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