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).


Nearby words

  1. expert witness,
  2. expertise,
  3. expertism,
  4. expertize,
  5. expertly,
  6. expiable,
  7. expiate,
  8. expiation,
  9. expiatory,
  10. expiration

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for experto crede

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

    Catriona|Robert Louis Stevenson