amphigory

[ am-fi-gawr-ee, -gohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF amphigory

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WORD ORIGIN

1809, "burlesque nonsense writing or verse," from French amphigouri, of unknown origin, perhaps from Greek amphi- (see amphi-) + gyros "circle," thus "circle on both sides," or second element may be from Greek -agoria "speech" (cf. allegory, category). Related: Amphigoric.

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