- n. The loss of a short unaccented vowel at the beginning of a word; -- the result of a phonetic process; as, squire for esquire.
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Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "aphesis": 1
Words that end with "aphesis": 1
Words that contain "aphesis": 1
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