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ex libris

Latin, literally "out of the books (of)," from ex "out of" (see ex-) + ablative plural of liber "book" (see library). Hence, ex-librist (1880).

updated on September 24, 2014

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Definitions of ex libris from WordNet

ex libris (n.)
a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted;
Synonyms: bookplate
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