Pronounced: uh-SIN-uh-form

Notes: I would never have guessed this meaning (but you might if you know Latin)

Yesterday’s word

The word putative means

  • commonly accepted or supposed
  • assumed to exist of to have existed
First usage

This word has been around since the 1400s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the Latin word putatus, the past participle of the verb putare (to consider; to think). The writeup I have says that our word is often used in legal contexts.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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