[ mod-uh-fi-kand ]
/ ˈmɒd ə fɪˌkænd /

noun Grammar.

a word that is modified, or qualified, by another. In red books, books is a modificand.

Origin of modificand

1825–35; < Latin modificāndum (a thing) to be measured or limited, gerund of modificāre to modify Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019