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xenoglossia

xenoglossy (ˈzɛnəˌɡlɒsɪ)

/ (ˌzɛnəˈɡlɒsɪə) /
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noun
an ability claimed by some mediums, clairvoyants, etc, to speak a language with which they are unfamiliar
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Word Origin for xenoglossia

C20: from Greek, from xeno- + Attic Greek glossa tongue, language
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