May 27th, 2017


Word of the Day 05/27/17 Imprimatur

Imprimatur (noun)
imprimatur [im-pri-mah-ter, -mey-, -prahy-]

1. an official license to print or publish a book, pamphlet, etc., especially a license issued by a censor of the Roman Catholic Church. Compare nihil obstat.
2. sanction or approval; support: Our plan has the company president's imprimatur.

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Origin: 630-40; < New Latin: let it be printed, Latin: let it be made by pressing upon (something); see impress

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