epichirema

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Etymology[edit]

Latin, from Ancient Greek

Noun[edit]

epichirema (plural epichiremas or epichiremata)

  1. (rhetoric, logic) A syllogism in which the proof of the major or minor premise, or both, is introduced with the premises themselves, and the conclusion is derived in the ordinary manner.

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