apostil

or a·pos·tille

[uh-pos-til]

noun

a marginal annotation or note.

Nearby words

  1. apostasy,
  2. apostate,
  3. apostatize,
  4. apostaxis,
  5. aposthia,
  6. apostilb,
  7. apostille,
  8. apostle,
  9. apostle bird,
  10. apostle pitcher

Origin of apostil

1520–30; < Middle French apostille, noun derivative of apostiller to add marginal notes, derivative, with a- a-5, of Medieval Latin postilla marginal note, perhaps from the phrase post illa (verba) after these (words), with illa construed as the Latin diminutive suffix

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British Dictionary definitions for apostil

apostil

noun

a marginal note

Word Origin for apostil

C16: from French apostille, from Old French apostiller to make marginal notes, from Medieval Latin postilla, probably from Latin post illa (verba) after those (words)

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