noun \ha-ˈplä-lə-jē\

Definition of HAPLOLOGY

:  contraction of a word by omission of one or more similar sounds or syllables (as in mineralogy for hypothetical mineralology or \ˈprä-blē\ for probably)

First Known Use of HAPLOLOGY



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