adscription

noun ad·scrip·tion \(ˈ)adz-¦krip-shən, (ˈ)ad-¦skrip-\

Definition of adscription

plural

-s

  1. :  the quality or state of being added, annexed, or bound adscription of serfs adscription of an estate

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Origin and Etymology of adscription

Latin adscription-, adscriptio, ascription-, ascriptio written addition (influenced in meaning by Medieval Latin adscriptitius) — more at ascription


First Known Use: 1604


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