prima

1 of 3

adjective

pri·​ma
ˈprēmə

prima

2 of 3

variant of prima volta

prima

3 of 3

noun

pri·​ma
ˈprīmə
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 24 May. 2024.

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