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EtymologyEdit

extra- +‎ diction +‎ -ary

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extradictionary (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Consisting not of words but of realities.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, London: Edw. Dod & Nath. Ekins, 1650, Book I, Chapter 4, p. 11,[1]
      Of these extradictionary and real fallacies, Aristotle and Logicians make in number six []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for extradictionary in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)