New Latin parallacticus, from Greek parallaktikos, from parallaxis
circa 1574, in the meaning defined above
“Parallactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parallactic. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
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