mistranscription

noun mis·tran·scrip·tion \ ˌmis-tran(t)-ˈskrip-shən \

Definition of mistranscription

plural mistranscriptions
: 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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