episynaloephe

noun
epi·​synaloephe | \ "+ \

Definition of episynaloephe

Greek & Latin prosody
1 : the elision of a vowel at the end of a verse before a vowel beginning the next

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History and Etymology for episynaloephe

Late Greek episynaloiphē, from Greek epi- + synaloiphē synaloepha

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“Episynaloephe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/episynaloephe. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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