reduplicative

[ ri-doo-pli-key-tiv, -dyoo- ]
/ rɪˈdu plɪˌkeɪ tɪv, -ˈdyu- /

adjective

tending to reduplicate.
pertaining to or marked by reduplication.

Origin of reduplicative

First recorded in 1560–70; reduplicate + -ive
Related formsre·du·pli·ca·tive·ly, adjective
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