Definition of lipography in English:

lipography

noun

Linguistics
  • [mass noun] The omission of a letter or syllable in writing.

    • ‘Some writers have taken lipography to extremes.’
    • ‘Erroneous omissions are few and short and can generally be ascribed to lipography.’
    • ‘In all probability, the expression seems to be a case of lipography.’
    • ‘I want to glorify the art of lipography.’
    • ‘The second 'sit' having dropped out by lipography, descensurus was altered to descensurum.’
    leaving out, exclusion, exception, non-inclusion, deletion, erasure, cut, excision, elimination, absence
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Origin

Late 19th century: from Greek lip- (stem of leipein to leave (out)) + -o- + -graphy.

Pronunciation:

lipography

/lɪˈpɒɡrəfi/