Pronunciation: (ri-dOO"pli-kā'shun, -dyOO"-), [key]
1. the act of reduplicating; the state of being reduplicated.
2. something resulting from reduplicating.
a. reduplicating as a grammatical pattern.
b. the added element in a reduplicated form.
c. a form containing a reduplicated element.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.