verb (used with object), reduplicated, reduplicating.
to double; repeat.
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.
to become doubled.
Grammar. to become reduplicated.
to make or become double; repeat
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
doubled or repeated
(of petals or sepals) having the margins curving outwards
[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.
noun 1. assassin bug. noun 1. any hemipterous bug of the family Reduviidae, which includes the assassin bugs and the wheel bug adjective 2. of, relating to, or belonging to the family Reduviidae reduviid re·du·vi·id (rĭ-dōō’vē-ĭd, -dyōō’-) n. A member of the family Reduviidae; an assassin bug.
Reduviidae Re·du·vi·i·dae (rē’dōō-vī’ĭ-dē’, -dyōō-, rěj’ōō-) n. A family of predatory insects comprising the assassin bugs, which attack humans and other animals. It includes the subfamily Triatominae, the kissing or cone-nose bugs, whose type genus Triatoma includes vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.