mathesis

noun

mathe·​sis
məˈthēsə̇s,
ˈmathəs-
plural matheses
archaic
: science, learning : mental discipline
especially : mathematics

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek mathēsis acquisition of knowledge, from mathein, manthanein to learn

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“Mathesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mathesis. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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