Meaning of ex libris in English:

ex libris

Pronunciation /ɛks ˈlɪbrɪs/ /ɛks ˈlʌɪbrɪs/

adverb

  • Used as an inscription on a bookplate to show the name of the book's owner.

    • ‘ex libris Edith Wharton’

nounex libris

  • A bookplate inscribed to show the name of the book's owner.

Origin

Latin, literally ‘out of the books or library (of someone)’.