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- n. A circumstance in which a scribe miscopies text due to inadvertently looking to the side while copying, or accidentally skips over some of it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. False vision.
From Ancient Greek παρά (para-, "beside") and βλέπω (blepō, "to look at") (Wiktionary)