Meaning of epexegesis in English:

epexegesis

Pronunciation /ɛˌpɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs/

nounepexegeses

mass noun
  • The addition of words to clarify meaning.

Origin

Late 16th century from Greek epexēgēsis, from epi ‘in addition’ + exēgēsis ‘explanation’ (see exegesis).