pseudepigraphy

[ soo-duh-pig-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌsu dəˈpɪg rə fi /

noun

the false ascription of a piece of writing to an author.

Origin of pseudepigraphy

1835–45; pseud- + Greek epigraph(eús) title, ascription to an author (see epigraph) + -y3
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