Definition of Merismus

1. Noun. (rhetoric) A metonymic term to describe a type of synecdoche in which two parts of a thing, perhaps contrasting or complementary parts, are made to stand for the whole. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merismus

mering
meringue
meringue kiss
meringuelike
meringues
meringuey
merino
merino sheep
merinos
meris
merises
merisis
merism
merismatic
merisms
merismus (current term)
merispore
meristem
meristematic
meristematically
meristemic
meristemoid
meristemoids
meristems
meristic
meristically
meristics
merit
merit badge
merit pay

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