- Latin: it may be printed
Word placed at the beginning or end of certain things published. It shows that those publishing them have complied with the law of the Church, which requires that writings on given topics, or even some images, be submitted to an ecclesiastical censor for examination before they are put forth.
- “imprimatur”. . CatholicSaints.Info. 3 January 2014. Web. 5 May 2016. <>