Definition of polysynthetism in English:

polysynthetism

noun

Linguistics
rare
  • = polysynthesism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Frederic Farrar (1831–1903), dean of Canterbury, novelist, and philologist. From polysynthet- + -ism. Compare French polysynthétisme.

Pronunciation

polysynthetism

/ˌpɒlɪˈsɪnθətɪz(ə)m/