polysynthesis definition

  • noun:
    • The act or procedure of combining many separate elements into an entire.
    • The formation of a word by the combination of a few quick terms; agglutination.
    • The act or process of combining numerous split elements into a whole.
    • the forming of a word by the mixture of several easy terms, as in the aboriginal languages of America; agglutination.
    • Composition of many elements; particularly, in philology, structure from an abnormal number and variety of elements.

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