prima

adjective
pri·​ma | \ ˈprēmə \

Definition of prima

 (Entry 1 of 3)

prima

Definition of prima (Entry 2 of 3)

variant of

prima

noun
pri·​ma | \ ˈprīmə \
plural -s

Definition of prima (Entry 3 of 3)

: the first word of the next galley proof or page of copy marked on the corresponding page or galley also : the word at which reading is to be resumed after an interruption — compare markoff

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History and Etymology for prima

Adjective

Italian, feminine of primo, from Latin primus

Noun

Latin, feminine of primus first

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“Prima.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prima. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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