imprimis

adverb
im·pri·mis | \im-ˈprī-məs, -ˈprē-\

Definition of imprimis 

: in the first place used to introduce a list of items or considerations

First Known Use of imprimis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imprimis

Middle English imprimis, from Latin in primis among the first (things)

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