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Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: phisonomie, from Late Latin physiognomonia, from Greek, from physis 'nature, appearance' + gnomon 'interpreter'

physiognomy

noun
     
phys‧i‧og‧no‧my plural physiognomies [countable]
technicalHBH the general appearance of a person's face
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