episyllogism

noun
epi·​syllogism | \ ¦epə̇, ¦epē+\

Definition of episyllogism

: a syllogism one or both of whose premises is the conclusion of a preceding syllogism — compare prosyllogism

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History and Etymology for episyllogism

epi- + syllogism

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