Definition of descriptum in US English:

descriptum

noun

  • 1Linguistics. Viggo Brøndal's term for: the concept of quantity, one of four concepts (along with descriptor, relator, and relatum) which, in various combinations, form the logical basis of all parts of speech.

  • 2Philosophy. The entity to which a description refers; the object of a description.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin dēscrīptum, neuter past participle of dēscrībere describe.

Pronunciation

descriptum

/dɪˈskrɪptəm/