parisology

noun
par·​i·​sol·​o·​gy | \ ˌparəˈsäləjē \
plural -es

Definition of parisology

: the use of equivocal or ambiguous words

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History and Etymology for parisology

Greek parisos almost equal, evenly balanced + -logy

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“Parisology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parisology. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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