variants or supplicate
plural -s
: supplication
specifically : a formal written petition for a degree or for incorporation at an English university

Word History


supplicat from Latin, he makes supplication, 3d singular present indicative of supplicare; from the wording of the petition; supplicate from Medieval Latin supplicatus, from Latin supplicatus, past participle of supplicare

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“Supplicat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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