One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A false Christ; a person pretending to be the Christ or Messiah.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Wyclif (d. 1384), theologian, philosopher, and religious reformer. From pseudo- + Christ, after post-classical Latin pseudochristus false Christ (Vetus Latina) or its etymon Hellenistic Greek ψευδόχριστος (New Testament: Mark 13:22).
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