Definition of litera scripta in English:

litera scripta

Pronunciation /ˈlɪt(ə)rə ˈskrɪptə/

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noun

  • The written word.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Fisher (bap. 1604, d. 1665), Quaker preacher and writer. From classical Latin littera letter + scrīpta, feminine of scrīptus, past participle of scrībere to write.