litterae patentes

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From litterae (letter, epistle) + patentēs (open, exposed)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈlit.te.rae̯ paˈten.teːs/, [ˈlɪt.tɛ.rae̯ paˈtɛn.teːs]

Noun[edit]

litterae patentēs f pl (genitive litterārum patentium); first declension

  1. letters patent, an open document, usually official.

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