Definition of ploce in English:

ploce

noun

Rhetoric
  • The repetition of a word in an altered or more expressive sense, or for the sake of emphasis.

Origin

Late 16th century. From post-classical Latin ploce repetition of the same word in a different sense from ancient Greek πλοκή anything twisted or woven, web, in Hellenistic Greek also used of rhetorical figures from an ablaut variant of the base of πλέκειν to plait.

Pronunciation

ploce

/ˈplɒsiː/