Definition of precognosce in US English:

precognosce

verb

Scottish Law
  • with object To make a preliminary examination of (a witness, etc.) as part of the process of precognition.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From pre- + cognosce. Compare classical Latin praecognōscere to get to know beforehand, have foreknowledge of (rare).

Pronunciation

precognosce

/ˌpriːkɒɡˈnɒs/