rescription

noun
re·​scrip·​tion | \ rə̇ˈskripshən, rēˈs- \
plural -s

Definition of rescription

1 obsolete
b : a reply in writing
2 : a promissory note or warrant formerly issued by a government

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History and Etymology for rescription

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 11 Aug. 2022.

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