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dumtaxat or dum taxat (not dunt-), adv

dum + taxo. — Prop., while one examines , hence, to this extent, so far, in so far, as far as this : hoc recte dumtaxat: sint ista pulchriora dum taxat aspectu. — Strictly speaking, precisely, not more, only, simply, merely : cogitans casūs dumtaxat humanos: species dum taxat obicitur quaedam: peditatu dumtaxat ad speciem ntitur, equites, etc., Cs.: sescentos equites dumtaxat scribere, L.Strictly speaking, at least : in tuo dum taxat periculo: eo nomine dum taxat (i. e. certe): sit quidvis simplex dumtaxat, H.

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