leptokurtosis

noun
lep·​to·​kur·​to·​sis

Definition of leptokurtosis

: the condition of being leptokurtic

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History and Etymology for leptokurtosis

New Latin, from English leptokurtic + New Latin -osis

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“Leptokurtosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leptokurtosis. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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