proprium

[ proh-pree-uh m ]
/ ˈproʊ pri əm /

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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proprium
/ (ˈprəʊprɪəm) /

noun

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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