Daily Archives: September 18, 2007


Synecdoche (si-nek’-do-kee): A whole is represented by naming one of its parts (or genus named for species), or vice versa (or species named for genus).

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)