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lipography

[ li-pog-ruh-fee, lahy- ]
/ lɪˈpɒg rə fi, laɪ- /
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noun
unintentional omission in writing, as of a specific letter or syllable.
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Origin of lipography

First recorded in 1885–90; lipo-2 + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM lipography

lip·o·graph·ic [lip-uh-graf-ik, lahy-puh-], /ˌlɪp əˈgræf ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lipography

lipography
/ (lɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun
the accidental omission of words or letters in writing

Word Origin for lipography

C19: from Greek lip-, stem of leipein to omit + -graphy
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