mislocate

[mis-loh-keyt, mis-loh-keyt]

verb (used with object), mis·lo·cat·ed, mis·lo·cat·ing.

to misplace.
to specify a wrong location for: to mislocate the source of the Nile.

Origin of mislocate

First recorded in 1810–20; mis-1 + locate
Related formsmis·lo·ca·tion, noun
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