homoeoteleutic

adjective ho·moeo·te·leu·tic \hō¦mēətə¦lütik, hä¦-; ¦hōmē(ˌ)ōtə-, ¦häm- also -təl¦yü-\

Definition of homoeoteleutic

  1. 1 :  having the same or similar endings homoeoteleutic words

  2. 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 — more at teleut-


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