repertitious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin repertīcius (newly found), from repertus (found, discovered, invented), from reperīre (to find, discover, invent), from re- (again, anew) + parere (to bear, to get), + -īcius (-itious), under influence of English -ious, q.v. Cognate with repertible and repertor.

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Adjective[edit]

repertitious (comparative more repertitious, superlative most repertitious)

  1. (rare, obsolete) Found by chance.
    • 1656, Thomas Blount, Glossographia, s.v. "Repertitious":
      Repertitious, that is found by adventure, and sometimes by advise.
  2. (rare, obsolete) Found thanks to advice.
    • 1656, Thomas Blount, Glossographia, s.v. "Repertitious":
      Repertitious, that is found by adventure, and sometimes by advise.

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