Epichiremata
Epichirema Ep`i*chi*re"ma, n.; pl. {Epichiremata}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, from ? to attempt to prove.] (Rhet. & Logic) A syllogism in which the proof of the major or minor premise, or both, is introduced with the premises themselves, and the conclusion is derived in the ordinary manner. [Written also {epicheirema}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • epicheirema — Epichirema Ep i*chi*re ma, n.; pl. {Epichiremata}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, from ? to attempt to prove.] (Rhet. & Logic) A syllogism in which the proof of the major or minor premise, or both, is introduced with the premises themselves, and the conclusion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epichirema — Ep i*chi*re ma, n.; pl. {Epichiremata}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, from ? to attempt to prove.] (Rhet. & Logic) A syllogism in which the proof of the major or minor premise, or both, is introduced with the premises themselves, and the conclusion is derived… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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