- reduplication of letters or syllables in writing, printing, etc., usually through error.
Origin of dittography
1870–75; < Greek dittographía, dialectal variant of dissographía, equivalent to dissó(s) double + -graphia -graphy
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- the unintentional repetition of letters or words
- a passage of manuscript demonstrating dittography