Epenthetic

Ep`en*thet"ic

(?), a. [Gr. : cf. F. penthtique.] (Gram.) Inserted in the body of a word; as, an epenthetic letter or sound.
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`pergne"

(?), n. [F. pargne a sparing or saving; a treasury. "Our pergne is a little treasury of sweetmeats, fruits, and flowers." Brewer.] A centerpiece for table decoration, usually consisting of several dishes or receptacles of different sizes grouped together in an ornamental design.
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`per`lan"

(?), n. [F. perlan, fr. G. spierling. See Sparling.] (Zol.) The European smelt (Osmerus eperlanus).
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Ep*ex`e*ge"sis

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. detailed narrative, fr. to recount in detail; 'epi` + to lead, point out. See Exegesis.] A full or additional explanation; exegesis.
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