phænomenon

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phænomenon (plural phænomena)

  1. Archaic spelling of phenomenon.
    • November 16, 1786, Tiberius Cavallo, Magnetical Experiments and Obſervations, page #22:
      This wonderful phænomenon has, ſince it was firſt diſcovered, employed the thoughts of very able philoſophers ; many hypotheſes having been offered, not only for its explanation, but even to foretel the future variations in various parts of the world.
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