prescript[prē skript′; also, and for n. always, prē′skript′]
that is prescribed
Origin of prescriptClassical Latin praescriptus, past participle of praescribere: see prescribe
something prescribed; direction; rule
Origin of prescriptL praescriptum < praescriptus
Something prescribed, especially a rule or regulation of conduct.
Having been established as a rule; prescribed.
Origin of prescriptFrom Middle English, prescribed, from Latin praescrīptum, neuter past participle of praescrībere, to order, prescribe; see prescribe.
- Directed; prescribed.
Latin praescriptum: compare Old French prescript.