Origin of ex libris
New Latin, from the books; used before the owner's name on bookplates
First Known Use: 1880
Rhymes with ex libris
afterpiece, altarpiece, Annamese, Assamese, Balinese, Bengalese, Beninese, Bhutanese, Bolognese, Brooklynese, Cantonese, centerpiece, Ceylonese, Chersonese, chimneypiece, Congolese, Cremonese, diocese, directrice, expertise, Faeroese, fowling piece, frontispiece, Gabonese, Genovese, Golden Fleece, Guyanese, Japanese, Javanese, Johnsonese, journalese, Lebanese, legalese, manganese, mantelpiece, masterpiece, Nepalese, Nipponese, of a piece, Pekingese, piece by piece, Portuguese, predecease, Siamese, Sikkimese, Sinhalese, timed-release, Timorese, Tirolese, verdigris, Viennese
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