plural epiphonemas
or epiphonemae
: an exclamatory sentence or striking especially summary comment concluding a discourse

Word History


Latin, from Greek epiphōnēma, from epiphōnein to mention, from epi- + phōnein to speak, from phōnē sound

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“Epiphonema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiphonema. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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