Definition of preternature in English:

preternature

noun

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  • That which is outside the ordinary course of nature; the preternatural.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), fiction writer, poet, and critic. From preter- + nature, after preternatural.

Pronunciation

preternature

/ˌpriːtəˈneɪtʃə/