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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of conflare 'to blow together, join', from com- ( COM-) + flare 'to blow'

conflate

verb
     
con‧flate [transitive] formal
to combine two or more things to form a single new thing:
He conflates two images from Kipling's short stories in the film.
conflation noun [uncountable and countable]

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