Definition of paregmenon in English:

paregmenon

noun

Rhetoric
  • A rhetorical technique by which a word is used immediately next to another word from which it is derived.

Origin

Late 16th century. From ancient Greek παρηγμένον, neuter of παρηγμένος derived, perfect participle passive of παράγειν to lead aside, change.

Pronunciation

paregmenon

/pəˈrɛɡmɪnən//pəˈrɛɡmɪnɒn/