accidens

noun

ac·​ci·​dens
ˈaksəˌdenz;
ˈä(t)chēˌdenz,
-nts
plural accidentia
ˌaksəˈdenchēə;
ˌä(t)chēˈdentsēə
logic

Word History

Etymology

Latin

First Known Use

1551, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of accidens was in 1551

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“Accidens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accidens. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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