plural -s

Word History


Middle English agnicioun, borrowed from Latin agnitiōn-, agnitiō, from agni- (variant stem of agnōscere "to recognize, acknowledge," from ad- ad- + gnōscere, nōscere "to get to know") + -tiōn-, -tiō, noun suffix

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agnition was in the 15th century

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“Agnition.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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