mirabile dictu

Latin phrase

mi·​ra·​bi·​le dic·​tu mə-ˌrä-bə-lē-ˈdik-(ˌ)tü How to pronounce mirabile dictu (audio)
: wonderful to relate

Word History



First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mirabile dictu was in 1804

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“Mirabile dictu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mirabile%20dictu. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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