Syndetic Syn*det"ic, Syndetical Syn*det"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, from ? to bind together; sy`n with + ? to bind; cf. {Asyndetic}.] Connecting; conjunctive; as, syndetic words or connectives; syndetic references in a dictionary. -- {Syn*det"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

With the syndetic juxtaposition of distinct members, the article is not often repeated. --C. J. Grece (Trans. Maetzner's Gram.). [1913 Webster]

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