chiasm

noun
chi·asm | \ˈkī-ˌa-zəm, ˈkē- \

Definition of chiasm 

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1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chiasm

New Latin chiasma

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The first known use of chiasm was in 1870

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chiasm

noun
chi·asm | \ˈkī-ˌaz-əm, ˈkē- \

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