amphiboly

noun
am·​phib·​o·​ly | \ am-ˈfi-bə-lē How to pronounce amphiboly (audio) \
plural amphibolies

Definition of amphiboly

First Known Use of amphiboly

circa 1588, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphiboly

borrowed from Latin amphibolia — more at amphibology

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The first known use of amphiboly was circa 1588

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“Amphiboly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphiboly. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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