Origin of recon
An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; by shortening
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Related Wordsexamine, discover, snoop, scrutinize, case, sleuth, notice, glimpse, scout, trail, watch, spot, search, meddle, tail, observe, reconnoiter, shadow, pry, peep
Word Origin and History for reconned
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- The smallest genetic unit capable of recombination.
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