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phantasma

[fan-taz-muh] /fænˈtæz mə/
noun, plural phantasmata
[fan-taz-muh-tuh] /fænˈtæz mə tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
phantasm (defs 1, 2).
Origin of phantasma
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin
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  • That night all doubts about the objective existence of phantasmata were removed for ever.

  • That night all doubts about the objective existence of phantasmata were removed forever.

    Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
Word Origin and History for phantasmata

phantasma

n.

1590s, from Latin phantasma (see phantasm).

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