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 for pleonastic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pleonastic \Ple`o*nas"tic\, Pleonastical \Ple`o*nas"tic*al\, a.
     [Cf. F. pl['e]onastique.]
     Of or pertaining to pleonasm; of the nature of pleonasm;
     redundant.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pleonastic
      adj 1: repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true
             fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the
             phrase `a beginner who has just started' is
             tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return
             to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant [syn:
             pleonastic, redundant, tautologic, tautological]

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