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)

Examples of argumentum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Could this be at the root of the argumentum ad monsantum? Kyle Hill, Discover Magazine, 16 Oct. 2013

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Word History

Etymology

Latin

First Known Use

1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of argumentum was in 1550

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“Argumentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argumentum. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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