mistranscription

noun
mis·​tran·​scrip·​tion | \ ˌmis-tran(t)-ˈskrip-shən How to pronounce mistranscription (audio) \
plural mistranscriptions

Definition of mistranscription

: a mistake in transcription : an incorrect copy an unlikely word that was probably a mistranscription Mr. Lofaro does make major improvements on the texture of the whole novel, correcting mistranscriptions and preserving dialect.— Benjamin Lytal

First Known Use of mistranscription

1648, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mistranscription was in 1648

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“Mistranscription.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistranscription. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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