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.
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.