eidos

[ahy-dos, ey-]
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noun, plural ei·de [ahy-dee, ey-dey] /ˈaɪ di, ˈeɪ deɪ/.

the formal content of a culture, encompassing its system of ideas, criteria for interpreting experience, etc.

Nearby words

  1. eider duck,
  2. eiderdown,
  3. eidetic,
  4. eidolon,
  5. eidoptometry,
  6. eifel,
  7. eiffel,
  8. eiffel tower,
  9. eiffel, alexandre gustave,
  10. eigen

Origin of eidos

< Greek eîdos something seen, form; akin to Greek ideîn, Latin vidēre to see; see wit2

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