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eidos

[ahy-dos, ey-]
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noun, plural ei·de [ahy-dee, ey-dey] /ˈaɪ di, ˈeɪ deɪ/.
  1. the formal content of a culture, encompassing its system of ideas, criteria for interpreting experience, etc.
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Origin of eidos

< Greek eîdos something seen, form; akin to Greek ideîn, Latin vidēre to see; see wit2
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  • Now the barrels were to be put in the cart, and carried to Eide.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • He could tell well which parts of the new country would best suit the Hardanger men, and the men from Eide.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • To go from Eide to Vossevangen, one must begin by climbing up out of Eide.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson