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  1. Ecthlipsis(noun)

    the dropping out or suppression from a word of a consonant, with or without a vowel

  2. Ecthlipsis(noun)

    the elision of a final m, with the preceding vowel, before a word beginning with a vowel

  3. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. , fr. to squeeze out.]

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