polysynthetic

adjective
poly·​synthetic
variants: or less commonly polysynthetical \ ¦⸗⸗+ \

Definition of polysynthetic

: characterized by polysynthesism

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Other Words from polysynthetic

polysynthetically \ "+ \ adverb

History and Etymology for polysynthetic

Late Greek polysynthetos much compounded (from Greek poly- much—from polys much, many—+ synthetos compounded, put together, from syntithenai to put together) + English -ic or -ical

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“Polysynthetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polysynthetic. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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