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Ecthlipsis meaning
[ek-thlip-sis]
Definitions of ecthlipsis is:
  • noun plural ecthlipsis
    loss of a consonant, especially, in Latin, loss of a final m before a word beginning with a vowel or h.
  • noun ecthlipsis
    the elision of a syllable beginning with a short vowel and ending with an m when that syllable occurs at the end of a word and before another word beginning with either a vowel or an h
  • noun ecthlipsis
    (linguistics, Latin prosody) The dropping out or suppression from a word of a consonant, with or without a vowel.