1. [syn: agglutinative, polysynthetic]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
(p[o^]l`[i^]*s[i^]n*th[e^]t"[i^]k), a. [Poly- + synthetic.]
Characterized by polysynthesis; agglutinative.
Polysynthetic twinning (Min.), repeated twinning, like that
of the triclinic feldspar, producing fine parallel bands
in alternately reversed positions.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: forming derivative or compound words by putting together
constituents each of which expresses a single definite
meaning [syn: agglutinative, polysynthetic]