Definition of epistemic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

epistemic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌepɪˈstiːmɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌepɪˈstiːmɪk//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌepɪˈstemɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌepɪˈstemɪk//
 
(formal)
 
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relating to knowledge Word Origin 1920s: from Greek epistēmē ‘knowledge’ (from epistasthai ‘know, know how to do’) + -ic.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: epistemic