metanalysis

noun
met·​anal·​y·​sis | \ ˌme-tə-ˈna-lə-səs How to pronounce metanalysis (audio) \

Definition of metanalysis

: a reanalysis of the division between sounds or words resulting in different constituents (as in the development of an apron from a napron)

First Known Use of metanalysis

1914, in the meaning defined above

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