admittatur

noun
ad·​mit·​ta·​tur | \ ˌad-mə-ˈtā-tər \
plural -s

Definition of admittatur

: a certificate of admission formerly given by a college or university

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First Known Use of admittatur

1683, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for admittatur

Latin, let him be admitted (often the first word on such a certificate)

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“Admittatur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admittatur. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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