[ muhl-tuh-pli-kand ]
/ ˌmʌl tə plɪˈkænd /

noun Arithmetic.

a number to be multiplied by another.

Origin of multiplicand

1585–95; < Latin multiplicandum, noun use of neuter of multiplicandus to be multiplied, gerundive of multiplicāre to multiply1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for multiplicand

/ (ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkænd) /


a number to be multiplied by another number, the multiplierSee also multiplier

Word Origin for multiplicand

C16: from Latin multiplicandus, gerund of multiplicāre to multiply
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Science definitions for multiplicand

[ mŭl′tə-plĭ-kănd ]

A number that is multiplied by another number.
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