parachronism

noun pa·rach·ro·nism \paˈrakrəˌnizəm, pəˈr-\

Definition of parachronism

plural

-s

  1. :  a chronological error; especially :  one by which a date is set later than is correct — compare metachronism

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Origin and Etymology of parachronism

1para- + chron- + -ism


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