paraphrastic

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

adjective

having the nature of a paraphrase.

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Origin of paraphrastic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM paraphrastic

par·a·phras·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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