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dittograph

[dit-uh-graf, -grahf]
noun
  1. an instance of dittography; a passage containing reduplicated syllables, letters, etc.
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Origin of dittograph

First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from dittography
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Historical Examples

  • These peculiarities have led to the suggestion that we have in it a "dittograph."

    The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1

    A. Maclaren