Definition of hapax legomenon
hapax legomenaplay \ˌha-ˌpaks-li-ˈgä-mə-nə, ˌhä-ˌpäks-\
: a word or form occurring only once in a document or corpus
Origin and Etymology of hapax legomenon
Greek, something said only once
First Known Use: 1692See Words from the same year
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