Po*lyp`te*rus(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. poly`s many + feather, wing.] (Zol.) An African genus of ganoid fishes including the bichir.
Pol`yp*to"ton(?), n. [L., fr. Gr. having, or being in, many cases; poly`s many + case.] (Rhet.) A figure by which a word is repeated in different forms, cases, numbers, genders, etc., as in Tennyson's line, -- "My own heart's heart, and ownest own, farewell."
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