noun re·scrip·tion \rə̇ˈskripshən, rēˈs-\

Definition of rescription



  1. 1 obsolete a :  rescript, rewriting b :  a reply in writing

  2. 2 :  a promissory note or warrant formerly issued by a government

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Origin and Etymology of rescription

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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