mathesis

noun mathe·sis \məˈthēsə̇s, ˈmathəs-\

Definition of mathesis

plural

matheses

archaic

  1. :  science, learning :  mental discipline; especially :  mathematics

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Origin and Etymology of mathesis

Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek mathēsis acquisition of knowledge, from mathein, manthanein to learn — more at mathematical


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