dittology

noun
dit·​tol·​o·​gy | \ -täləjē \
plural -es

Definition of dittology

: a double reading or twofold interpretation (as of a biblical text)

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History and Etymology for dittology

Greek dittologia, dissologia repetition of a word, from dittos, dissos + -logia -logy

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“Dittology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dittology. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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