pre·​script ˈprē-ˌskript How to pronounce prescript (audio)
: prescribed as a rule
prescript noun

Word History


Middle English, from Latin praescriptus, past participle of praescribere

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prescript was in the 15th century

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“Prescript.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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