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  • n. A figure of speech that is an abbreviated expression, for example, the omission of "good" from "good morning!" (resulting in the abbreviated greeting "morning!").

Etymologies

From Late Latin brachiologia, from Ancient Greek βραχύς ("short") + λογία ("speech"); compare brachylogy. (Wiktionary)

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