apophthegm

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EtymologyEdit

First attested 1553, from Ancient Greek ἀπόφθεγμα ‎(apóphthegma), from ἀποφθέγγομαι ‎(apophthéngomai, I plainly speak my mind), from ἀπό ‎(apó, from) + φθέγγομαι ‎(phthéngomai, I speak loudly).

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apophthegm ‎(plural apophthegms)

  1. (Britain) Alternative spelling of apothegm
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