(?), n. [Gr. epistle + -graphy: cf. F. pistolographie.] The art or practice of writing epistles.





(?), } n. [NL. epistoma, fr. Gr. 'epi` upon + , , mouth.] (Zol.) (a) The region between the antenn and the mouth, in Crustacea. (b) A liplike organ that covers the mouth, in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under Entoprocta.
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(?), n. [L., from Gr. a turning toward, return, fr. to turn toward; 'epi` upon, to + to turn.] (Rhet.) A figure in which successive clauses end with the same word or affirmation; e. g., "Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I." 2 Cor. xi. 22.
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