Definition of morphotactics in US English:

morphotactics

noun

Linguistics
  • The branch of linguistics that deals with the sequence of morphemes in a language; the rules governing the sequence of morphemes in a language.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Archibald Anderson Hill (b. 1902). From morpho- + tactics.

Pronunciation

morphotactics

/ˌmɔːfə(ʊ)ˈtaktɪks/