Definition of homoeoteleutic
1 : having the same or similar endings homoeoteleutic words
2 [homoeoteleut on + -ic] : due to homoeoteleuton homoeoteleutic error
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Origin and Etymology of homoeoteleutic
Greek homoioteleutos having the same ending (from homoio- home- + -teleutos, from teleutē end) + English -ic
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