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lapsus

[ lap-suhs; Latin lahp-soos ]
/ ˈlæp səs; Latin ˈlɑp sʊs /
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noun
a slip or lapse.
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Origin of lapsus

1660–70; <Latin lāpsus;see lapse
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British Dictionary definitions for lapsus

lapsus
/ (ˈlæpsəs) /

noun plural -sus
formal a lapse or error

Word Origin for lapsus

from Latin: lapse
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