phoronomy

noun
pho·​ron·​o·​my | \ fəˈränəmē \
plural -es

Definition of phoronomy

: a Kantian theory of motion deducible from a priori conceptions — compare kinematics

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History and Etymology for phoronomy

New Latin phoronomia, from Greek phoro- (from phorein to carry along) + New Latin -nomia (from Greek, from nomos law)

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“Phoronomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phoronomy. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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