homoeoteleuton

noun
ho·​moeo·​te·​leu·​ton
plural -s

Definition of homoeoteleuton 

: an occurrence in writing of the same or similar endings near together (as in neighboring clauses or lines) whether happening by chance or done for rhythmical effect homoeoteleuton is a frequent cause of omissions in copying

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History and Etymology for homoeoteleuton

Late Latin, from Greek homoioteleuton, from neuter of homoioteleutos

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