One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounAncient Greek History
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Rous (?1581–1659), religious writer and politician. From classical Latin psēphisma and its etymon ancient Greek ψήϕισμα decree enacted by a vote of a public assembly from ψηϕίζειν to vote, originally with pebbles (from ψῆϕος pebble + -ίζειν) + -μα.
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