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lapsus linguae

[lahp-soo s ling-gwahy; English lap-suh s ling-gwee] /ˈlɑp sʊs ˈlɪŋ gwaɪ; English ˈlæp səs ˈlɪŋ gwi/
noun, Latin.
a slip of the tongue. Unabridged
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  • We have held before that a reasoned decision should not be vacated merely because a lapsus linguae occurred.
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lapsus linguae

a slip of the tongue
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