- The act or process of combining many separate elements into a whole.
- (linguistics) The formation of a word by the combination of several simple words; agglutination.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for polysynthesis in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)