Definition of opus anglicum in US English:

opus anglicum


rare, historical
  • 1= opus anglicanum.

  • 2A type of manuscript illumination of the early Middle Ages regarded as characteristically English.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Mary, Countess of Wilton (1801–1858). From post-classical Latin opus anglicum, lit. ‘English work’ from classical Latin opus work + post-classical Latin anglicum, neuter of anglicus.


opus anglicum

/ˌəʊpəs ˈaŋɡlɪkəm/