reduplicative

reduplicative

[ri-doo-pli-key-tiv, -dyoo-]
adjective
1.
tending to reduplicate.
2.
pertaining to or marked by reduplication.

Origin:
1560–70; reduplicate + -ive

reduplicatively, adjective
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reduplicate
 
vb
1.  to make or become double; repeat
2.  to repeat (a sound or syllable) in a word or (of a sound or syllable) to be repeated, esp in forming inflections in certain languages
 
adj
3.  doubled or repeated
4.  (of petals or sepals) having the margins curving outwards
 
re'duplicative
 
adj

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