a marginal annotation or note.
Also, apostille.

1520–30; < Middle French apostille, noun derivative of apostiller to add marginal notes, derivative, with a- a-5, of Medieval Latin postilla marginal note, perhaps from the phrase post illa (verba) after these (words), with illa construed as the Latin diminutive suffix

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apostil (əˈpɒstɪl)
a marginal note
[C16: from French apostille, from Old French apostiller to make marginal notes, from Medieval Latin postilla, probably from Latin post illa (verba) after those (words)]

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"note, especially on text of the Bible," 1520s, from Fr. apostille, probably from M.L. postilla, which probably represents L. post illa, lit. "after those."
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Example sentences
Authentications are in the form of either an apostille or a gold seal certificate for use overseas.
Apostille copies of vital records are routinely required for foreign use.
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