ideatum

ideatum

[ahy-dee-ey-tuhm, ee-dee-]
noun, plural ideata [ahy-dee-ey-tuh, ee-dee-] .
(in epistemology) the object of knowledge as known by the mind. Compare datum ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin ideātum, equivalent to Latin ide(a) idea + -ātum, neuter of -ātus -ate1

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ideatum (ˌaɪdɪˈeɪtəm)
 
n , pl -ata
philosophy the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond
 
[C18: New Latin, from Latin: idea]

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