Definition of adscititious in English:

adscititious

adjective

Archaic
  • Forming an addition or supplement; not integral.

    • ‘By the incorporation of these adscititious elements, such elements, at crucial moments, threaten to compromise the rhythmic integrity of entire pieces.’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin adscit- admitted, adopted, from adsciscere, + -itious, on the pattern of adventitious.

Pronunciation:

adscititious

/ˌadsɪˈtɪʃəs/