Misderive
Misderive Mis`de*rive", v. t. 1. To turn or divert improperly; to misdirect. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

2. To derive erroneously. [1913 Webster]


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  • misderive — /mis di ruyv /, v.t., v.i., misderived, misderiving. to derive incorrectly; assign a wrong derivation to. [1640 50; MIS1 + DERIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • misderive — /mis di ruyv /, v.t., v.i., misderived, misderiving. to derive incorrectly; assign a wrong derivation to. [1640 50; MIS1 + DERIVE] …   Useful english dictionary

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