synecphonesis

noun
syn·ec·pho·ne·sis | \ˌsiˌnekfəˈnēsə̇s, sə̇ˌn-\
plural synechphoneses\-ēˌsēz \

Definition of synecphonesis 

: contraction of two syllables into one : synizesis, syneresis

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History and Etymology for synecphonesis

New Latin, from Greek synekphōnēsis, from synekphōnein to utter together (from syn- + ekphōnein to utter, pronounce, from ek, ex out of, from + phōnein to speak, utter, from phōnē sound, voice) + -sis

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