cacosyntheton cacosyntheton
 ka-ko-syn'-the-ton Gk. “ill put-together”
Also sp. cacosintheton
male collocutum

The ill placing of words, as when an adjective improperly follows a noun or when there is any other unpleasing order of words.
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  Sources: Susenbrotus (1540) 36; Sherry (1550) 35 ("cacosintheton," "male collocutum") Peacham (1577) G4r

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