homoeoprophoron homoeoprophoron
 ho-mo'-e-o-pro'-pho-ron from Gk. homoios “like” and
prophero “to carry”

Repetition of the same consonant (especially the initial consonant) in neighboring words.
Although synonymous with the more restricted sense of alliteration, this term was used to name a stylistic vice (= paroemion)
  O Tite tute Tati tibi tanta tyranne tulisti —Ennius
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Gideon O. Burton, Brigham Young University
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