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
15th century, in the meaning defined above
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“Agnition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agnition. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.
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