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1ad libitum

adverb ad li·bi·tum \(ˌ)ad-ˈli-bə-təm\

Definition of AD LIBITUM

:  ad lib <rats fed ad libitum>
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Origin of AD LIBITUM

New Latin, in accordance with desire
First Known Use: 1610

2ad libitum

adjective

Definition of AD LIBITUM

:  omissible according to a performer's wishes —used as a direction in music — compare obbligato

First Known Use of AD LIBITUM

circa 1801
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ad libitum

adverb ad li·bi·tum \(ˈ)ad-ˈlib-ət-əm\

Medical Definition of AD LIBITUM

:  ad lib

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