Synecphonesis
Synecphonesis Syn*ec`pho*ne"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to utter together.] (Gram.) A contraction of two syllables into one; synizesis. [1913 Webster]

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  • synecphonesis — n. (Gram.) Synaeresis, synizesis …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • synecphonesis — syn·ec·pho·ne·sis …   English syllables

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  • Synaeresis — Syn*[ae]r e*sis, Syneresis Syn*er e*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a taking or drawing together, fr. ? to take together; sy n with + ? to take, to grasp. See {Syn }, and {Heresy}.] (Gram.) The union, or drawing together into one syllable, of two vowels… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Syneresis — Synaeresis Syn*[ae]r e*sis, Syneresis Syn*er e*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a taking or drawing together, fr. ? to take together; sy n with + ? to take, to grasp. See {Syn }, and {Heresy}.] (Gram.) The union, or drawing together into one syllable, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synizesis — Syn i*ze sis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to sit together; sy n with + ? to sit.] 1. (Med.) An obliteration of the pupil of the eye. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) A contraction of two syllables into one; synecphonesis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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