principium

noun prin·cip·i·um \ prin-ˈsi-pē-əm , prin-ˈki- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of principium

plural -ia play \prin-ˈsi-pē-ə, prin-ˈki-\
: a fundamental principle

Origin and Etymology of principium

Latin, beginning, basis


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