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mislabel

[mis-ley-buh l] /mɪsˈleɪ bəl/
verb (used with object), mislabeled, mislabeling or (especially British) mislabelled, mislabelling.
1.
to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly:
to mislabel a bottle of medicine.
Origin of mislabel
mis-1 + label
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  • Really, Geneva has little to show directly connected with Rousseau beyond the mislabelled place of his birth.

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
Word Origin and History for mislabelled

mislabel

v.

1865, from mis- (1) + label (v.). Related: Mislabeled; mislabeling.

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