transumption

noun

tran·​sump·​tion
-(p)shən
plural -s
: an act, process, or instance of making a copy
only experts could read the original, a transumption in the ordinary handH. W. Smith

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin transumption-, transumptio transcription, from Latin, transferal of terms, from transumptus (past participle of transumere to take from one to another, from trans- + sumere to take, from sub- up + emere to take) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Transumption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transumption. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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