phrontistery

noun phron·tis·tery \ ˈfräntəˌsterē \

Definition of phrontistery

plural -es
:a place for thinking or study

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Origin and Etymology of phrontistery

Greek phrontistērion, from phrontistēs philosopher, deep thinker, person with intellectual pretensions, from phrontizein to reflect, take thought, from phrontid-, phrontis reflection, thought; akin to Greek phren-, phrēn diaphragm, mind


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