TRANSMITTENDUM, _pl._ TRANSMITTENDA or TRANSMITTENDUMS. Anything transmitted, or handed down from one to another.
Students, on withdrawing from college, often leave in the room which they last occupied, pictures, looking-glasses, chairs, &c., there to remain, and to be handed down to the latest posterity. Articles thus left are called _transmittenda_.
The Great Mathematical Slate was a _transmittendum_ to the best mathematical scholar in each class.--_MS. note in Cat. Med. Fac. Soc._, 1833, p. 16.