Apothegm : Definition

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Definitions of Apothegm

Pronunciation : Ap"o*thegm
Part of Speech : Ap"oph*thegm
Etymology : [Gr.
Definition : Defn: A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth; a sententious precept or maxim.

Note: [Apothegm is now the prevalent spelling in the United States.]


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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