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From Ancient Greek ἀντί (antí, opposite, facing), περί (perí, about, around), κατά (katá, downward), μετά (metá, after, among), ἀνά (aná, upward), παρά (pará, near, beside), and ἀμφί (amphí, around, apart, on both sides) and Latin crībrō (to sift).

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antipericatametanaparbeugedamphicrībrātiōnēs f pl

  1. (nonce word, used only by Rabelais) haphazard siftings or roaming ruminations
    • (Can we date this quote?) 15th or 16th century, François Rabelais:
      Antipericatametanaparbeugedamphicribrationes Merdicantium