eidos

[ ahy-dos, ey- ]
/ ˈaɪ dɒs, ˈeɪ- /

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.

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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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