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maieutic

adjective ma·ieu·tic \mā-ˈyü-tik, mī-\

Definition of MAIEUTIC

:  relating to or resembling the Socratic method of eliciting new ideas from another

Origin of MAIEUTIC

Greek maieutikos of midwifery
First Known Use: 1655

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