ad libitum

1ad li·bi·tum

adverb \(ˌ)ad-ˈli-bə-təm\

Definition of AD LIBITUM

:  ad lib <rats fed ad libitum>

Origin of AD LIBITUM

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

2ad libitum


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

ad li·bi·tum

adverb \(ˈ)ad-ˈlib-ət-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AD LIBITUM


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