chiasm

noun
chi·​asm | \ ˈkī-ˌa-zəm How to pronounce chiasm (audio) , ˈkē- How to pronounce chiasm (audio) \

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First Known Use of chiasm

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chiasm

New Latin chiasma

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“Chiasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiasm. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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chiasm

noun
chi·​asm | \ ˈkī-ˌaz-əm How to pronounce chiasm (audio) , ˈkē- How to pronounce chiasm (audio) \

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