epexegesis

noun
ep·​ex·​e·​ge·​sis | \ˌe-ˌpek-sə-ˈjē-səs \
plural epexegeses\ ˌe-​ˌpek-​sə-​ˈjē-​ˌsēz \

Definition of epexegesis 

: additional explanation or explanatory matter

Other Words from epexegesis

epexegetical \ ˌe-​ˌpek-​sə-​ˈje-​ti-​kəl \ or epexegetic \ ˌe-​ˌpek-​sə-​ˈje-​tik \ adjective
epexegetically \ ˌe-​ˌpek-​sə-​ˈje-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of epexegesis

circa 1577, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epexegesis

Greek epexēgēsis, from epi- + exēgēsis exegesis

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