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responsum

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noun, re·spon·sum \ri-ˈspän(t)-səm\

Definition of responsum

plural responsaplay \-sə\

  1. :  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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