parasyntheton

noun para·syn·the·ton \ˌparəˈsin(t)thəˌtän\

Definition of parasyntheton

plural

parasyntheta

\-thətə\
  1. :  a word formed by parasynthesis

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Origin and Etymology of parasyntheton

New Latin, from Greek, neuter of parasynthetos formed from a compound, from para- 1para- + synthetos put together, compounded — more at synthetic


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