Misidentification



[mis-ahy-den-tuh-fahy, -i-den-] /ˌmɪs aɪˈdɛn təˌfaɪ, -ɪˈdɛn-/

verb (used with object), misidentified, misidentifying.
1.
to incorrectly.
n.

1858, from mis- (1) + identification.
v.

1895, from mis- (1) + identify. Related: Misidentified; misidentifying.

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