conflation

[ kuh n-fley-shuh n ]
/ kənˈfleɪ ʃən /

noun

the process or result of fusing items into one entity; fusion; amalgamation.
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  1. the combination of two variant texts into a new one.
  2. the text resulting from such a combination.

Origin of conflation

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Late Latin word conflātiō. See conflate, -ion
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