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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Logic An argument, demonstration, or appeal to reason.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Used in numerous Latin phrases (and occasionally alone) in the sense of “appeal” or “argument”.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An argument.

Etymologies

Latin argūmentum; see argument.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Latin argūmentum. (Wiktionary)

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