from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Accidental omission of a letter or letter group that should be repeated in writing, for example, mispell for misspell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In paleography and textual criticism: A copyist's mechanical or inadvertent omission of a letter, or of a series of letters or words, repeated in immediate succession in the passage of the original manuscript copied.
- n. A reading originating in such an omission. See dittography.
haplo- + -graphy (Wiktionary)