- the accidental omission of a letter or letter group that should be repeated in writing, as in Missippi for Mississippi.
Origin of haplography
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- the accidental writing of only one letter or syllable where there should be two similar letters or syllables, as in spelling endodontics as endontics
Word Origin for haplography
C19: from Greek, from haplous single + -graphy
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