ploce

noun

plo·​ce
ˈplō(ˌ)sē
plural -s
: emphatic repetition of a word with particular reference to its special significance (as in "a wife who was a wife indeed")

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, from Greek plokē complication, twisting, from plekein to plait

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“Ploce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ploce. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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