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sub specie aeternitatis

sub specie aeternitatis

adverb sub spe·cie ae·ter·ni·ta·tis \sb-ˈspe-kē-ˌā-ˌī-ˌter-nə-ˈtä-təs\

Definition of SUB SPECIE AETERNITATIS

:  in its essential or universal form or nature

Origin of SUB SPECIE AETERNITATIS

New Latin, literally, under the aspect of eternity
First Known Use: 1895

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