dittography

dittography

[dih-tog-ruh-fee]
noun
reduplication of letters or syllables in writing, printing, etc., usually through error.
Compare haplography.


Origin:
1870–75; < Greek dittographía, dialectal variant of dissographía, equivalent to dissó(s) double + -graphia -graphy

dittographic [dit-uh-graf-ik] , adjective
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dittography (dɪˈtɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n , pl -phies
1.  the unintentional repetition of letters or words
2.  a passage of manuscript demonstrating dittography
 
dittographic
 
adj

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