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conflation

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a distinct entity formed by the combining of two or more different things
  • the word "robustious" is probably a conflation of "robust" and "boisterous"

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The first known use of conflation was in the 15th century

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“Conflation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conflation. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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