Anselmian

adjective

An·​sel·​mi·​an
(ˈ)an¦selmēən
variants or Anselmic
-mik
: of or relating to the scholastic philosopher St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)
the Anselmian logic

Word History

Etymology

St. Anselm of Canterbury †1109 English scholastic philosopher + English -ian or -ic

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anselmian was in 1849

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“Anselmian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anselmian. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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