editio princeps

[ e-dit-i-oh -pring-keps; English ih-dish-ee-oh -prin-seps ]
/ ɛˈdɪt ɪˌoʊ ˈprɪŋ kɛps; English ɪˈdɪʃ iˌoʊ ˈprɪn sɛps /

noun, plural e·di·ti·o·nes prin·ci·pes [e-dit-i-oh-nes -pring-ki-pes; English ih-dish-ee-oh-neez -prin-suh-peez]. /ɛˌdɪt ɪˈoʊ nɛs ˈprɪŋ kɪˌpɛs; English ɪˌdɪʃ iˈoʊ niz ˈprɪn səˌpiz/. Latin.

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British Dictionary definitions for editio princeps

editio princeps
/ Latin (ɪˈdɪʃɪəʊ ˈprɪnsɛps) /

noun plural editiones principes (ɪˌdɪʃɪˈəʊniːz ˈprɪnsɪˌpiːz)

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