- Of or pertaining to syllepsis.
Variant of syllepsis
a grammatical construction in which a single word is used in a syntactic relationship with two or more words in the same sentence, though it can agree with only one of them in gender, number, or case (Ex.: either they or I am wrong)
Origin of syllepsisClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek syllēpsis, a putting together ; from syllambanein: see syllable