verb (used with object), verb (used without object), miscited, misciting.
to misquote.

1585–95; mis-1 + cite

miscitation, noun
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It is even more inappropriate to miscite the underlying sources.
It is unclear whether the error was the result of a mistake in transcription or a miscite.
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