literatim

adverb or adjective
lit·​er·​a·​tim | \ ˌli-tə-ˈrā-təm How to pronounce literatim (audio) , -ˈrä- How to pronounce literatim (audio) \

Definition of literatim

: letter for letter printed literatim from the manuscript— I. A. Gordon

First Known Use of literatim

1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for literatim

Medieval Latin, from Latin littera

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“Literatim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/literatim. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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