[ahy-dee-ey-tuh m, ee-dee-]
- (in epistemology) the object of knowledge as known by the mind.Compare datum(def 3).
Origin of ideatum
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- philosophy the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond
C18: New Latin, from Latin: idea
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