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Oresme

noun
  1. Nicole d' (nikɔl). ?1320–82, French economist, mathematician, and cleric: bishop of Lisieux (1378–82)
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  • Oresme was a good writer, and particularly dexterous in adopting neologisms necessary for his purpose.

    A Short History of French Literature

    George Saintsbury