countertradition

noun coun·ter·tra·di·tion \ ˌkau̇n-tər-trə-ˈdi-shən \
variants: or counter-tradition

Definition of countertradition

plural countertraditions or counter–traditions
: a tradition that differs from or opposes another tradition
  • countertraditions existing solely in peripheral communities

First Known Use of countertradition

1873

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