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experto crede

Latin ("Aeneid," xi.283), "take it from one who knows;" from dative singular of expertus (see expert (adj.)) + imperative singular of credere (see credo).

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  • Gratitude is no empty expression in that mouth: experto-crede.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson