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paraphrasis

[puh-raf-ruh-sis]
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noun, plural pa·raph·ra·ses [puh-raf-ruh-seez] /pəˈræf rəˌsiz/.
  1. paraphrase.

Origin of paraphrasis

From Latin
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Historical Examples

  • Festi Avieni paraphrasis, cum notis brevibus in margine appositis.

    The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius

    Jean Lvesque de Burigny

  • Francisci Catanei Diacetii paraphrasis in Aristotelem de clo, &c. pergameno, fo.