Cataphor



noun

a very deep sleep
Word Origin

1656; < Latin cataphora 'coma'

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    the use of a word or phrase to refer to a following word or group of words, as the use of the phrase as follows. noun (grammar) the use of a word such as a pronoun that has the same reference as a word used subsequently in the same discourse Compare anaphora cataphora ca·taph·o·ra (kə-tāf’ə-rə) […]

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