homoeoteleutic

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

Definition of homoeoteleutic

1 : having the same or similar endings homoeoteleutic words
2 [homoeoteleut on + -ic] : due to homoeoteleuton homoeoteleutic error

History and Etymology for homoeoteleutic

Greek homoioteleutos having the same ending (from homoio- home- + -teleutos, from teleutē end) + English -ic

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“Homoeoteleutic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoeoteleutic. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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