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epenthesis meaning and definition

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Definition of epenthesis (noun)

  1. the insertion of a vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier
    • "the insertion of a vowel in the plural of the word `bush' is epenthesis"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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