noun: A repetition of the same or similar endings in a sequence of words.

From homeo- (similar) from Greek homoio + -teleutos, from teleute (end). Earliest documented use: 1592.

The word also refers to a form of scribal error where a copyist’s eye skips to a word with the same ending one or more lines below where they were.

HO: MEOW ELEUTION - Look - they're washing all the sound out of the cat!

HOMEOTELEFUTON - if your TV is upsetting, you can roll over and sleep on it

ROMEO TELEUTO - young Montague gives instructions

HOMEO-PELEUTON - the main pack of bicycle racers hasn't changed