synchysis

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Through Latin from the Ancient Greek σύγχυσις (súnkhusis, a mixing).

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synchysis (countable and uncountable, plural synchyses)

  1. (poetics) A complicated, interlocking word-order pattern in early Latin verse, demonstrated by Virgil and his contemporaries.
  2. (rhetoric) Confused arrangement of words in a sentence
  3. A confused mixture.
  4. Fluidity of the vitreous humour of the eye.

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