lipography

lipography

[li-pog-ruh-fee, lahy-]
noun
unintentional omission in writing, as of a specific letter or syllable.

Origin:
1885–90; lipo-2 + -graphy

lipographic [lip-uh-graf-ik, lahy-puh-] , adjective
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lipography (lɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
the accidental omission of words or letters in writing
 
[C19: from Greek lip-, stem of leipein to omit + -graphy]

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