diallelus

noun
di·​al·​le·​lus | \ -ləs \
plural dialleli\ -​ˌlī \

Definition of diallelus

: a reasoning in a circle

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First Known Use of diallelus

1678, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diallelus

New Latin, from Greek diallēlos

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“Diallelus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diallelus. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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