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anachronism (noun) – 1. The representation of someone as existing or something as happening in other than chronological, proper, or historical order.
2. One that is out of its proper or chronological order, especially a person or practice that belongs to an earlier time:.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1640s, “an error in computing time or finding dates,” from Latin anachronismus, from Greek anakhronismos, from anakhronizein “refer to wrong time,” from ana “against” + khronos “time”. Meaning “something out of harmony with a specified time” is first recorded 1816.

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