chiasm

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Latin; in sense 1, from chiasma, from Ancient Greek χίασμα (khiasma); in sense 2, from chiasmus, from Ancient Greek χιασμός (khiasmos "crossing, diagonal arrangement")

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chiasm (plural chiasms)

  1. Alternative form of chiasma.
  2. Alternative form of chiasmus.

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