Definition of epexegesis in English:

epexegesis

noun

  • 1The addition of words to clarify meaning.

    1. 1.1Words added for the purpose of clarifying meaning.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Greek epexēgēsis, from epi in addition + exēgēsis explanation (see exegesis).

Pronunciation:

epexegesis

/eˌpeksəˈjēsis/