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obscurum per obscurius

foreign term ob·scu·rum per ob·scu·ri·us \b-ˈskyr-m-ˌper-b-ˈskyr-ē-s\

Definition of OBSCURUM PER OBSCURIUS

:  (explaining) the obscure by means of the more obscure

Origin of OBSCURUM PER OBSCURIUS

Latin

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