|| from Gk. para, "near" and
Also sp. paromoeon, parimion
figure of like letter
Alliteration taken to
an extreme where nearly every word in a sentence begins with the same
consonant. Sometimes, simply a synonym for alliteration
or for homoeoprophoron.
The powers of prunes are prudent to provide
potent pallitive prophylaxis of potential
pooper problems, priming you for purging.
Isidore 1.36.14; Peacham (1577) G3v;
Putt. (1589) 185 ("parimion," "figure of like letter")