noun \-ˈflā-shən\

Definition of CONFLATION

:  blend, fusion; especially :  a composite reading or text

Examples of CONFLATION

  1. <the word robustious is probably a conflation of robust and boisterous>

First Known Use of CONFLATION

15th century


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