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tabula rasa

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tabula (tablet) + rāsa, feminine singular of rāsus (scraped, erased).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

tabula rasa (usually uncountable, plural tabulae rasae or tabulæ rasæ)

  1. (uncountable) The idea that the mind comes into this world as a "blank slate".
  2. (countable) Anything which exists in a pristine state.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tabula (tablet) + rāsa, feminine singular of rāsus (scraped, erased).

NounEdit

tabula rasa f (invariable)

  1. tabula rasa (all senses)