Definition of descript in US English:

descript

adjective

  • Originally: that has been described or identified. Now chiefly: that may be described easily; having distinctive features. Usually contrasted with nondescript.

noun

  • A species, genus, etc., which has already been described or identified. Also in extended use. Compare "nondescript". rare.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin dēscriptus, past participle of dēscrībere describe.

Pronunciation

descript

/dɪˈskrɪpt/