Homoeoteleuton, or ‘identical ending’ (from ὅμοιος 'same' and τελέω 'to end'), describes eye-skip (or parablepsis) to or from a similar or the same ending in two words which causes a copyist to produce an omission or an addition (which would likely appear as dittography).
Also written as homoioteleuton or homeoteleuton. See types of errors.
– West, Martin L. 1973. Textual Criticism and Editorial Technique Applicable to Greek and Latin Texts. Stuttgart: Teubner. || See p. 25.
In other languages
Graeco-Latin term used throughout.