Definition of parasynthesis in English:

parasynthesis

noun

Linguistics
  • A process by which a term is formed by adding a bound morpheme (e.g. -ed) to a combination of existing words (e.g. black-eyed from black eye(s) + -ed).

Pronunciation

parasynthesis

/ˌperəˈsinTHəsəs/ /ˌpɛrəˈsɪnθəsəs/

Origin

Mid 19th century from Greek parasunthesis, from para- ‘subsidiary’+ synthesis.