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spello

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English

Etymology

spell + o, by analogy with typo, as if this were formed a similar way from type

Noun

Singular
spello

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A spelling mistake.
    • 2003 October 7, Yowie, "You might be a Californian if...", rec.pets.cats.anecdotes, Usenet,
      He also wondered why I couldn't spell properly - I had to explain the difference between a typo and a spello.
    • 2004 August 19, Some_sappy_Writer, "Missouri's Vote on Gay Marriage", talk.abortion, Usenet,
      It was a typo, not a spello.
    • 2006 October 12, Bob Cunningham, "Is there a word?", alt.usage.english, Usenet,
      Anyway, I'm afraid I would decide to call "sited" in the thesis an error; not a typo or a thinko, but a spello.

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Italian

Verb

spello

  1. First-person singular present tense of spellare.

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