prescriptible

adjective
pre·​scrip·​ti·​ble | \ prēˈskriptəbəl \

Definition of prescriptible

: depending on or derived from prescription : proper to be prescribed : subject to prescription

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History and Etymology for prescriptible

Middle French prescriptible, from Medieval Latin prescriptibilis, from prescriptus (past participle of prescribere to claim by right of prescription) + Latin -ibilis -able

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“Prescriptible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prescriptible. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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