aeroscepsis

noun aero·scep·sis \ˌer-ō-ˈskep-səs\
variants: less commonly

aeroscepsy

\ˈer-ō-ˌskep-sē\

Definition of aeroscepsis

plural

aeroscepses

\ˌer-ō-ˈskep-(ˌ)sēz\ also

aeroscepsies

\ˈer-ō-ˌskep-sēz\
  1. :  the power possessed by certain animals of observing the quality of the air by means of special organs

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Origin and Etymology of aeroscepsis

aeroscepsis, New Latin, from aer- + Greek skepsis perception, consideration; aeroscepsy, modification of New Latin aeroscepsis


First Known Use: 1827


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