Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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poly- +‎ synthesis

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