noun epi·synaloephe \"+\

Definition of episynaloephe

Greek & Latin prosody

  1. 1 :  the elision of a vowel at the end of a verse before a vowel beginning the next

  2. 2 :  syneresis 1a

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Origin and Etymology of episynaloephe

Late Greek episynaloiphē, from Greek epi- + synaloiphē synaloepha — more at synaloepha

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to cast off or become cast off

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