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polysyllogism

[pol-ee-sil-uh-jiz-uh m] /ˌpɒl iˈsɪl əˌdʒɪz əm/
noun, Logic.
1.
an argument made up of a chain of syllogisms, the conclusion of each being a premise of the one following, until the last one.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; poly- + syllogism
Related forms
polysyllogistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for polysyllogism

polysyllogism

/ˌpɒlɪˈsɪləˌdʒɪzəm/
noun
1.
a chain of syllogisms in which the conclusion of one syllogism serves as a premise for the next
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