misroute

verb
mis·​route | \ˌmis-ˈrüt, -ˈrau̇t\
misrouted; misrouting

Definition of misroute 

transitive verb

: to send (something) to an incorrect destination or by an incorrect route : to route (something) incorrectly Having dispatch centers in such close proximity means some calls are misrouted to the wrong dispatch center …— Wendy Culverwell But misrouting a line or wire might put it in a position susceptible to chafing, heat, or other harm.— Earl Heron

First Known Use of misroute

1893, in the meaning defined above

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