Definition for A-NAPH'O-RA

A-NAPH'O-RA, n. [Gr. from αναφερω.]

  1. A figure in rhetoric, when the same word or words are repeated at the beginning of two or more succeeding verses or clauses of a sentence; as, “Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this world?” – Johnson.
  2. Among physicians, the discharge of blood or purulent matter by the mouth. – Encyc. Coxe.

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