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Phenomenon

(plural, phenomena) means simply what has appeared (Greek, phainomai, to appear). It is used in science to express the visible result of an experiment. In popular language it means a prodigy. (Greek, phainomenon.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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