plural representamina
: the product as distinguished from the act of philosophical representation compare representation sense 1e

Word History


from representation, after such pairs as Latin putation-, putatio act of pruning (from putatus —past participle of putare to cut, prune—+ -ion-, -io -ion): putamen that which falls off in pruning

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“Representamen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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