-tēv also -təv
: that transcribes or is given to transcription : imitative
also : produced by transcribing
transcriptive art resulting from the Renaissance scientific search for natural truth Sheldon Cheney

Word History


Latin transcriptus (past participle of transcribere to transcribe) + English -ive

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“Transcriptive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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