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.]

 

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