tautologous

adjective

tau·​tol·​o·​gous tȯ-ˈtä-lə-gəs How to pronounce tautologous (audio)
tautologously adverb

Word History

Etymology

Greek tautologos, from taut- + legein to say — more at legend

First Known Use

1693, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tautologous was in 1693

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“Tautologous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tautologous. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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