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literatus

noun lit·er·a·tus \ˌli-tə-ˈrä-təs\

Definition of LITERATUS

:  a member of the literati

Origin of LITERATUS

New Latin, back-formation from English literati (taken as Latin)
First Known Use: 1704

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