Ockham

biographical name Ock·ham \ ˈä-kəm \
variants: or Occam

Definition of Ockham

William of circa 1285–?1349 English philosopher

Ockhamistic

or Occamistic play \ˌä-kə-ˈmi-stik\ adjective

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