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responsum

noun re·spon·sum \ri-ˈspän(t)-səm\
plural re·spon·sa\-sə\

Definition of RESPONSUM

:  a written decision from a rabbinic authority in response to a submitted question or problem

Origin of RESPONSUM

New Latin, from Latin, reply, response
First Known Use: 1896

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