organon

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noun or·ga·non \ˈȯr-gə-ˌnän\

Definition of organon

  1. :  an instrument for acquiring knowledge; specifically :  a body of principles of scientific or philosophic investigation

Origin and Etymology of organon

Greek, literally, tool — more at organ


First Known Use: 1610


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