rescription

noun

re·​scrip·​tion
rə̇ˈskripshən,
rēˈs-
plural -s
1
obsolete
b
: a reply in writing
2
: a promissory note or warrant formerly issued by a government

Word History

Etymology

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French from Late Latin rescription-, rescriptio, from Latin rescriptus + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Rescription.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rescription. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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