organon

noun
or·​ga·​non | \ ˈȯr-gə-ˌnän How to pronounce organon (audio) \

Definition of organon

: an instrument for acquiring knowledge specifically : a body of principles of scientific or philosophical investigation

First Known Use of organon

1610, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for organon

Greek, literally, tool — more at organ

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“Organon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/organon. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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