Definition of per aliud in English:

per aliud

adverb

Philosophy
  • By or in another entity; with reference to something else; extrinsically.

Pronunciation

per aliud

/ˌpəːr ˈalɪʌd/ /ˌpəːr ˈalɪʊd/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Literary Messenger. From post-classical Latin per aliud by or in another entity, with reference to something else from classical Latin per + aliud, neuter of alius another, other.