paraphrastic

[ par-uh-fras-tik ]
/ ˌpær əˈfræs tɪk /

adjective

having the nature of a paraphrase.

Origin of paraphrastic

1615–25; < Medieval Latin paraphrasticus < Greek paraphrastikós. See paraphrast, -ic

Related forms

par·a·phras·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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