Definition of epicheirema in English:

epicheirema

(also epicherema, epicheirêma, epichirema)

noun

  • (A) A deductive argument in which some of the supporting reasons are stated briefly or incompletely. (b) A syllogism including proofs of one or both of the premises.

Origin

Late 16th century. From (i) classical Latin epichīrēma (also epichērēma) syllogistic form of argument in which the premises themselves were often regarded as requiring proof.

Pronunciation

epicheirema

/ˌɛpɪkʌɪˈriːmə//ˌɛpɪkɪˈriːmə/