pseudepigraphy

noun
pseud·​epig·​ra·​phy | \ ˌsü-di-ˈpi-grə-fē How to pronounce pseudepigraphy (audio) \

Definition of pseudepigraphy

: the ascription of false names of authors to works

First Known Use of pseudepigraphy

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pseudepigraphy

Greek pseudepigraphos

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The first known use of pseudepigraphy was circa 1842

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“Pseudepigraphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudepigraphy. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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