Prol`e*gom"e*non (?), n.; pl. Prolegomena (#). [ NL., fr. Gr. , properly neut. pass. p. pr. of to say beforehand; before + to say.]

A preliminary remark or observation; an introductory discourse prefixed to a book or treatise.

D. Stokes (1659). Sir W. Scott.


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