par·​al·​lac·​tic ˌper-ə-ˈlak-tik How to pronounce parallactic (audio)
: of, relating to, or due to parallax

Word History


New Latin parallacticus, from Greek parallaktikos, from parallaxis

First Known Use

circa 1574, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of parallactic was circa 1574

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Cite this Entry

“Parallactic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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