modificand

[ mod-uh-fi-kand ]

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

Origin of modificand

1
1825–35; <Latin modificāndum (a thing) to be measured or limited, gerund of modificāre to modify

Words Nearby modificand

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