eppur si muove


ep·pur si muo·ve

foreign term \āp-ˌpür-sē-ˈmw-vā\

Definition of EPPUR SI MUOVE

:  and yet it does move —attributed to Galileo after recanting his assertion of the earth's motion

Origin of EPPUR SI MUOVE

Italian

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