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elenchus

noun elen·chus \i-ˈleŋ-kəs\
plural elen·chi\-ˌkī, -(ˌ)kē\

Definition of ELENCHUS

:  refutation; especially :  one in syllogistic form

Origin of ELENCHUS

Latin, from Greek elenchos
First Known Use: 1663

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