Definition of polyptote in English:

polyptote

noun

rare
  • Rhetoric. = polyptoton.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Hellenistic Greek πολύπτωτος with or in many cases from ancient Greek πολυ- + -πτωτος falling, cognate with πτῶσις.

Pronunciation

polyptote

/ˈpɒlɪptəʊt/