Definition of allegoresis in English:

allegoresis

noun

  • Explanation and exposition of allegorical meanings; allegorical interpretation.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀλληγορεῖν to interpret allegorically (from ἀλλο- + ἀγορεύειν to speak in public from ἀγορά) + -sis, after German Allegorese, itself probably after Exegese.

Pronunciation

allegoresis

/ˌalɪɡəˈriːsɪs/