ex libris

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See also: exlibris and ex-libris

English[edit]

an ex libris

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ex librīs (from the books [of]).

Noun[edit]

ex libris (plural ex libris)

  1. A bookplate that identifies the owner of the book into which it is pasted.

Translations[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ex librīs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛksˈli.brɪs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ex li‧bris

Noun[edit]

ex libris n (plural ex libris or ex librissen, diminutive ex librisje n)

  1. ex libris (bookplate)

Latin[edit]

Phrase[edit]

ex librīs

  1. (literally) "from (the) books"
  2. used with a genitive to indicate ownership of a book, as in from the books of... or from the library of ...