One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A paraphrase or metaphrase.
Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin metaphrasis paraphrasing, paraphrase from Hellenistic Greek μετάϕρασις paraphrasing, paraphrase from ancient Greek μετα- + ϕράσις, after Hellenistic Greek μεταϕράζειν to translate, paraphrase.
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