mislabel

verb
mis·​la·​bel | \ ˌmis-ˈlā-bəl \
mislabeled or mislabelled; mislabeling or mislabelling

Definition of mislabel

transitive verb

: to label (something) incorrectly or falsely DNA tests on seafood in Texas and elsewhere have showed that seafood at markets and restaurants is mislabeled roughly one-third of the time.— Bill Lambrecht

First Known Use of mislabel

1835, in the meaning defined above

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