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adscititious

[ad-si-tish-uh s] /ˌæd sɪˈtɪʃ əs/
adjective
1.
added or derived from an external source; additional.
Origin of adscititious
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin a(d)scīt(us) derived, assumed, foreign (past participle of a(d)scīscī), equivalent to ad- ad- + scī- (stem of scīre to know) + -tus past participle suffix + -itious
Related forms
adscititiously, adverb
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adscititious

/ˌædsɪˈtɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
added or supplemental; additional
Derived Forms
adscititiously, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin adscītus admitted (from outside), from adscīscere to admit, from scīscere to seek to know, from scīre to know
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