Definition of epistrophe in English:

epistrophe

noun

mass noun
  • The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences.

    ‘He would be able to label these devices as antimetabole, polyptoton, epistrophe, antithesis, epanalepsis, anaphora, polysyndeton, anastrophe, etc.’

Origin

Late 16th century from Greek epistrophē, from epistrephein ‘to turn around’, from epi ‘in addition’ + strephein ‘to turn’.

Pronunciation

epistrophe

/ɪˈpɪstrəfi/ /ɛˈpɪstrəfi/