syndetic

adjective
syn·​det·​ic | \ sin-ˈde-tik How to pronounce syndetic (audio) \

Definition of syndetic

: connective, connecting syndetic pronoun also : marked by a conjunctive syndetic relative clause

Other Words from syndetic

syndetically \ sin-​ˈde-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce syndetic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of syndetic

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for syndetic

Greek syndetikos, from syndein to bind together — more at asyndeton

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The first known use of syndetic was in 1876

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“Syndetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syndetic. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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