Definition of epexegesis in English:

epexegesis

noun

  • 1The addition of words to clarify meaning.

    1. 1.1 Words 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/