From Ancient Greek in a like case.
homoioptoton (plural homoioptota)
- (rhetoric) A rhetorical figure in which the several parts of a sentence end with the same case, or inflection generally.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for homoioptoton in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)