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imprimis

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adverb im·pri·mis \im-ˈprī-məs, -ˈprē-\

Definition of imprimis

  1. :  in the first place —used to introduce a list of items or considerations



Origin and Etymology of imprimis

Middle English imprimis, from Latin in primis among the first (things)


First Known Use: 15th century


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