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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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