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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ap·o·thegm /ˈæpəˌθɛm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·o·thegm, Ap·oph·thegm  n.  A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth; a sententious precept or maxim.
 Note: [Apothegm is now the prevalent spelling in the United States.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a short pithy instructive saying [syn: aphorism, apophthegm]