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  • n. enumeration; computation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Enumeration; computation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Excess in reckoning; addition in computation.
  • n. Something added; an epilogue.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek from ἐπίλογος (epilogos, "a conclusion, peroration of a speech, epilogue of a play") + -ism, from ἐπιλέγειν (epilegein, "say in addition"), from ἐπί (epi, "in addition") + λέγειν (legein, "to say"). See epilogue. (Wiktionary)

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