[ proh-pree-uhm ]
/ ˈproʊ pri əm /
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noun, plural pro·pri·a [proh-pree-uh]. /ˈproʊ pri ə/. Logic.
a nonessential property common to all the members of a class; attribute.
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How to use proprium in a sentence
It will have naught to do with ideas that cannot verify themselves by showing themselves in propria persona.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
Round the completed follicle a very delicate membrana propria folliculi appears to be present.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Quo nolente, propria ipsius uoluntate puell clanculo eam raptam sociauit sibi.
Deletis igitur et confusis hostibus, Offa cum ingenti triumpho ac tripudio et gloria reuertitur ad propria.
Hos globos ad Mathematicas artes promovendas manu propria à se caelatas luculentissime dedicat consacratque Jodocus Hondius ann.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol II|Edward Luther Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for proprium
/ (ˈprəʊprɪəm) /
Also called: property logic obsolete an attribute that is not essential to a species but is common and peculiar to it
Word Origin for proprium
C16: Latin, neuter sing of proprius proper, own
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