extra dictionem

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin extra dictionem, translation of Ancient Greek ἔξω τῆς λέξεως (éksō tês lékseōs), which appears in ch.4 of Aristotle’s Sophistical Refutations.[1]

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extra dictionem (not comparable)

  1. (Of a logical fallacy) Not deriving from the linguistic expression used; for a reason other than of ambiguity, division, et cetera.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Oxford English Dictionary (2007)