prochronism

noun prochro·nism \ˈprōkrəˌnizəm, ˈpräk-\

Definition of prochronism

plural

-s

  1. :  an anachronism marked by the assignment of something (as an event) to a date earlier than the actual historical one

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Origin and Etymology of prochronism

Greek prochronos anticipatory (from pro- 1pro- + chronos time) + English -ism


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