ex libris

noun ex li·bris \eks-ˈlē-brəs, -ˌbrēs\
plural ex libris

Definition of EX LIBRIS

:  bookplate

Origin of EX LIBRIS

New Latin, from the books; used before the owner's name on bookplates
First Known Use: 1880


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