Definition of poesis in English:

poesis

noun

  • 1A poem; poems collectively, poetry, verse; poesy. Now rare.

  • 2The process of making; production, creation; creativity, culture.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Hall (1529–1568/9), surgeon and author. From classical Latin poēsis poetry, a poem from ancient Greek πόησις, early variant of ποίησις creation, production, poetry, a poem.

Pronunciation

poesis

/pəʊˈiːsɪs/