optime

noun op·ti·me \ ˈäptəˌmē \

Definition of optime

plural -s
: a student at Cambridge University, England, prior to the 20th century obtaining honors but failing to get placed among the wranglers in the mathematical tripos

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Origin and Etymology of optime

from the Latin phrase optime disputasti you have argued very well


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