Latin definition for: diacope, diacopes


  • declension: undeclined


  1. (separation of a compound word by interposition of another word OED)
  2. tmesis
  • Age: Late, post-classical (3rd-5th centuries)
  • Area: Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic, Literature, Schools
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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