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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Accidental omission of a letter or letter group that should be repeated in writing, for example, mispell for misspell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In paleography and textual criticism: A copyist's mechanical or inadvertent omission of a letter, or of a series of letters or words, repeated in immediate succession in the passage of the original manuscript copied.
  • n. A reading originating in such an omission. See dittography.


haplo- +‎ -graphy (Wiktionary)



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