letters credential

plural noun

Word History

Etymology

partial translation of Medieval Latin litterae credentiales

First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of letters credential was in 1804

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“Letters credential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/letters%20credential. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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