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adscititious

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adjective ad·sci·ti·tious \ˌad-sə-ˈti-shəs\

Definition of adscititious

  1. :  derived or acquired from something extrinsic



Origin of adscititious

Latin adscitus, from past participle of adsciscere to admit, adopt, from ad- + sciscere to get to know, from scire to know — more at science


First Known Use: 1620


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