parallactic

adjective
par·al·lac·tic | \ ˌper-ə-ˈlak-tik , ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of parallactic 

: of, relating to, or due to parallax

First Known Use of parallactic

circa 1574, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parallactic

New Latin parallacticus, from Greek parallaktikos, from parallaxis

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