summum bonum

noun
sum·​mum bo·​num | \ˌsu̇-məm-ˈbō-nəm, ˌsü-, ˌsə-\

Definition of summum bonum 

: the supreme good from which all others are derived

First Known Use of summum bonum

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for summum bonum

Latin

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