Elison(Gram) The cutting off or suppression of a vowel or syllable, for the sake of meter or euphony; esp., in poetry, the dropping of a final vowel standing before an initial vowel in the following word, when the two words are drawn together.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. elisio, fr. elidere, elisum, to strike out: cf. F. élision,. See Elide
Dorothy Helen Croft Elison, 94, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, October 1, 2012 at The Gables in Blackfoot.