[ ploh-see ]

  1. the repetition of a word or phrase to gain special emphasis or to indicate an extension of meaning, as in Exodus 3:14: “I am that I am.”

Origin of ploce

First recorded in 1580–90; earlier ploche, from Late Latin plocē, from Greek plokḗ “plaiting,” akin to plékein “to plait”

Words Nearby ploce Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023