Sylleptic
Sylleptic Syl*lep"tic, Sylleptical Syl*lep"tic*al, a. [Gr. ? collective.] Of or pertaining to a syllepsis; containing syllepsis. -- {Syl*lep"tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • sylleptic — adjective see syllepsis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sylleptic — See syllepsis. * * * …   Universalium

  • sylleptic — adjective Of or pertaining to syllepsis …   Wiktionary

  • sylleptic — syl·lep·tic …   English syllables

  • sylleptic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sylleptical — Sylleptic Syl*lep tic, Sylleptical Syl*lep tic*al, a. [Gr. ? collective.] Of or pertaining to a syllepsis; containing syllepsis. {Syl*lep tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sylleptically — Sylleptic Syl*lep tic, Sylleptical Syl*lep tic*al, a. [Gr. ? collective.] Of or pertaining to a syllepsis; containing syllepsis. {Syl*lep tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syllepsis — sylleptic /si lep tik/, adj. sylleptically, adv. /si lep sis/, n., pl. syllepses / seez/. Gram. the use of a word or expression to perform two syntactic functions, esp. to modify two or more words of which at least one does not agree in number,… …   Universalium

  • syl|lep|ti|cal — «suh LEHP tuh kuhl», adjective. = sylleptic. (Cf. ↑sylleptic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllepsis — noun (plural syllepses) Etymology: Latin, from Greek syllēpsis, from syllambanein Date: circa 1550 1. the use of a word to modify or govern syntactically two or more words with only one of which it formally agrees in gender, number, or case 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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