Definition of epizeuxis
Greek and Latin prosody
: the joining of two successive ionics a minore so that the syllables that come together exchange quantities (as when ˘˘––|˘˘–– becomes ˘˘–˘|–˘––)
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Origin and Etymology of epizeuxis
Late Latin, from Greek, literally, act of fastening together, from epizeugnynai to fasten together (from epi- + zeugnynai to join, yoke) + -sis
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