inscriptive

inscriptive

[in-skrip-tiv]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of an inscription.

Origin:
1730–40; < Latin inscrīpt(us) past participle of inscrībere (see inscription) + -ive

inscriptively, adverb
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inscription (ɪnˈskrɪpʃən)
 
n
1.  something inscribed, esp words carved or engraved on a coin, tomb, etc
2.  a signature or brief dedication in a book or on a work of art
3.  the act of inscribing
4.  philosophy, linguistics Compare utterance an element of written language, esp a sentence
 
[C14: from Latin inscriptiō a writing upon, from inscrībere to write upon, from in-² + scrībere to write]
 
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