Origin of Responsa
Definition for responsa (2 of 2)
noun, plural re·spon·sa [ri-spon-suh] /rɪˈspɒn sə/.
Origin of responsum
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Second, brief compilations of precepts, like the works of Hefez ben Yazliah and the responsa of some geonim.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
The responsa prudentum, the opinions of learned men, published as such, did undoubtedly originate an immense portion of Roman law.
Their replies to these inquiries, or "Responsa" (Shaaloth u-Teshuboth), have been gathered in special collections.