noun tau·toph·o·ny \tȯˈtäfənē\

Definition of tautophony



  1. :  repetition of the same sound

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Origin and Etymology of tautophony

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

First Known Use: 1791

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capable of being understood in two ways

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