Epenthetic Ep`en*thet"ic, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. ['e]penth['e]tique.] (Gram.) Inserted in the body of a word; as, an epenthetic letter or sound. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • epenthetic — adjective see epenthesis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • epenthetic — adj. pertaining to epenthesis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epenthetic — ep·en·thet·ic …   English syllables

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