Examples of apothegm
<her mother endlessly repeated the apothegm “cleanliness is next to godliness”>
Origin of apothegm
Greek apophthegmat-, apophthegma, from apophthengesthai to speak out, from apo- + phthengesthai to utter
First Known Use: circa 1587
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