countertradition

noun
coun·​ter·​tra·​di·​tion | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-trə-ˈdi-shən \
variants: or counter-tradition
plural countertraditions or counter–traditions

Definition of countertradition

: a tradition that differs from or opposes another tradition countertraditions existing solely in peripheral communities

First Known Use of countertradition

1873, in the meaning defined above

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