etacism

Etacism

E"ta*cism\, n. [Gr. ? the letter ?, ?. Cf. Itacism.] (Greek Gram.) The pronunciation of the Greek [eta] (eta) like the Italian e long, that is like a in the English word ate. See Itacism.
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