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Meaning of Novum Organum*

No•vum Or•ga•num

Pronunciation: (nō'vum ôr'gu-num, ôr-gä'num, -gan'um Lat. nō'w&oobrevem ōr'gä-n&oomacrm&sec), [key]
  1. a philosophical work in Latin (1620) by Francis Bacon, presenting an inductive method for scientific and philosophical inquiry.
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