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mirabile dictu

[mee-rah-bi-le dik-too; English mi-rab-uh-lee dik-too, -tyoo] /miˈrɑ bɪˌlɛ ˈdɪk tu; English mɪˈræb ə li ˈdɪk tu, -tyu/
Latin.
1.
strange to say; marvelous to relate.
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British Dictionary definitions for dictu

mirabile dictu

/mɪˈræbɪleɪ ˈdɪktuː/
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1.
wonderful to relate; amazing to say
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Word Origin and History for dictu

mirabile dictu

1831, Latin, literally "wonderful to relate." Found in Virgil.

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