Definition of epistrophe in English:

epistrophe

noun

  • [mass noun] The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences.

    • ‘He would be able to label these devices as antimetabole, polyptoton, epistrophe, antithesis, epanalepsis, anaphora, polysyndeton, anastrophe, etc.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Greek epistrophē, from epistrephein to turn around, from epi in addition + strephein to turn.

Pronunciation:

epistrophe

/ɪˈpɪstrəfi/