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haplography (s) (noun), haplographies (pl)
1. The accidental contraction or omission in writing or copying of one or more adjacent and similar letters, syllables, words, or lines: Some examples of haplography include "philogy" for "philology" or "mispell" instead of "misspell".
2. Etymology: from Greek haplous, "single" + -graphy, "write".
This entry is located in the following units: grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia (page 43) haplo-, hapl- (page 1)