apeiron

noun apei·ron \əˈpīˌrän, -pā-\

Definition of apeiron

plural

apeira

\-rə, -ˌrä\
  1. :  the unlimited, indeterminate, and indefinite ground, origin, or primal principle of all matter postulated especially by Anaximander

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Origin and Etymology of apeiron

Greek, from neuter of apeiros endless, infinite, from a-2a- + -peiron (from peirat-, peirar end, conclusion); akin to peri around


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