argumentum

noun
ar·​gu·​men·​tum | \ ˌär-gyə-ˈmen-təm How to pronounce argumentum (audio) \
plural argumenta\ ˌär-​gyə-​ˈmen-​tə How to pronounce argumentum (audio) \

Definition of argumentum

First Known Use of argumentum

1550, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for argumentum

Latin

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“Argumentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argumentum. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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