a large noctuid moth, Catocala nupta, having dull forewings and hind wings coloured red and black
1. reduplication. redupl. 1. reduplicated 2. reduplication
verb (used with object), reduplicated, reduplicating. 1. to double; repeat. 2. Grammar. to form (a derivative or inflected form) by doubling a specified syllable or other portion of the primitive, sometimes with fixed modifications, as in Greek léloipa “I have left,” leípo “I leave.”. verb (used without object), reduplicated, reduplicating. 3. to become doubled. 4. […]
[ri-doo-pli-key-shuh n, -dyoo-] /rɪˌdu plɪˈkeɪ ʃən, -ˌdyu-/ noun 1. the act of reduplicating; the state of being reduplicated. 2. something resulting from reduplicating. 3. Grammar. reduplicating as a grammatical pattern. the added element in a reduplicated form. a form containing a reduplicated element. reduplication /rɪˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the process or an instance of redoubling 2. […]
[ri-doo-pli-key-tiv, -dyoo-] /rɪˈdu plɪˌkeɪ tɪv, -ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. tending to reduplicate. 2. pertaining to or marked by reduplication.