first cause

noun

Definition of first cause

: the self-created ultimate source of all being

First Known Use of first cause

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“First cause.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20cause. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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