tautophony

noun
tau·​toph·​o·​ny | \ tȯˈtäfənē \
plural -es

Definition of tautophony

: repetition of the same sound

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First Known Use of tautophony

1791, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tautophony

Middle Greek tautophōnia, from tautophōnos sounding identical, from Greek taut- + -phōnos (from phōnein to sound, from phōnē voice, sound) + -ia -y

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“Tautophony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tautophony. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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