[ ek-thlip-sis ]
/ ɛkˈθlɪp sɪs /
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noun, plural ec·thlip·ses [ek-thlip-seez]. /ɛkˈθlɪp siz/.
loss of a consonant, especially, in Latin, loss of a final m before a word beginning with a vowel or h.
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Ecthlipsis, ek-thlip′sis, n. omission or suppression of a letter.