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ipse dixit

[ip-se dik-sit; English ip-see dik-sit]
Latin.
1.
he himself said it.
2.
an assertion without proof.
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ipse dixit (ˈɪpseɪ ˈdɪksɪt)
 
n
an arbitrary and unsupported assertion
 
[C16, literally: he himself said it]

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ipse dixit
1477, from L., lit. "he (the master) said it," translation of Gk. autos epha, phrase used by disciples of Pythagoras when quoting their master.
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