Definition of depositum
1 : deposit 2, 3
2 : the faith and doctrine committed to the Christian church —archaic except in law and theology
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of depositum
in sense 1, from Latin; in sense 2, from Medieval Latin, from Latin — more at deposit
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up depositum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).