haplography

haplography
/hap log"reuh fee/, n.
the accidental omission of a letter or letter group that should be repeated in writing, as in Missippi for Mississippi. Cf. dittography.
[1885-90; HAPLO- + -GRAPHY]

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  • haplography — /hæpˈlɒgrəfi/ (say hap logruhfee) noun the omission of a word, syllable, or letter in writing, where it occurs twice in succession, as in hippotamus for hippopotamus …   Australian-English dictionary

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