Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of combining many separate elements into a whole.
  • n. The formation of a word by the combination of several simple words; agglutination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of combining many separate elements into a whole.
  • n. The formation of a word by the combination of several simple words, as in the aboriginal languages of America; agglutination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Composition of many elements; specifically, in philology, composition from an abnormal number and variety of elements.

Etymologies

poly- +‎ synthesis (Wiktionary)

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