responsum

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noun re·spon·sum \ri-ˈspän(t)-səm\

Definition of responsum

plural

responsa

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  1. :  a written decision from a rabbinic authority in response to a submitted question or problem

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Origin and Etymology of responsum

New Latin, from Latin, reply, response


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