verbum sap

[ vur-buhm -sap ]
/ ˈvɜr bəm ˈsæp /
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a word to the wise is sufficient; no more need be said.



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Also verb. sap. [vurb -sap], /ˈvɜrb ˈsæp/, ver·bum sat [vur-buhm -sat] /ˈvɜr bəm ˈsæt/ .

Origin of verbum sap

First recorded in 1815–20; short for Latin verbum sapientī sat est, itself a variant of the proverb dictum sapientī sat est “(something) said to the wise is sufficient”
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