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Oxford dictionary definition of the word metathesis:
noun (plural metatheses /-siːz/)
1 [mass noun] Grammar the transposition of sounds or letters in a word:
he attributes the metathesis of the last two sounds to the Creole tendency to end words with a vowel
2 (also metathesis reaction) Chemistryanother term for double decomposition.
late 16th century: from Greek, from metatithenai ‘transpose, change the position of’