Meaning of aorist

a•o•rist

Pronunciation: (ā'u-rist), [key]
— Gram. Gram.
—n.
  1. a verb tense, as in Classical Greek, expressing action or, in the indicative mood, past action, without further limitation or implication.
—adj.
  1. of or in this tense.
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