illiterature

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

il- +‎ literature

NounEdit

illiterature ‎(uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Lack of learning; illiteracy.
    • 1839, The Commercial and General Lawyer
      If the presentee of a lay patron be refused by the ordinary, in most cases (as for simony, adultery, or illiterature) the patron is entitled to notice; []