tautosyllabic

adjective
tau·​to·​syl·​lab·​ic | \ ˌtȯ-(ˌ)tō-sə-ˈla-bik How to pronounce tautosyllabic (audio) \

Definition of tautosyllabic

linguistics
: belonging to the same syllable tautosyllabic clusters

First Known Use of tautosyllabic

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Tautosyllabic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tautosyllabic. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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