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misderive

[mis-di-rahyv]
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verb (used with or without object), mis·de·rived, mis·de·riv·ing.
  1. to derive incorrectly; assign a wrong derivation to.
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Origin of misderive

First recorded in 1640–50; mis-1 + derive
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