mirabile dictu

Latin phrase
mi·​ra·​bi·​le dic·​tu | \ mə-ˌrä-bə-lē-ˈdik-(ˌ)tü How to pronounce mirabile dictu (audio) \

Definition of mirabile dictu

: wonderful to relate

First Known Use of mirabile dictu

1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mirabile dictu

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“Mirabile dictu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mirabile%20dictu. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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