secund

[ see-kuhnd, sek-uhnd ]
/ ˈsi kʌnd, ˈsɛk ʌnd /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

arranged on one side only; unilateral.

Origin of secund

First recorded in 1770–80, secund is from the Latin word secundus following. See second1

Related forms

se·cund·ly, adverb
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secund

/ (sɪˈkʌnd) /

adjective

botany having or designating parts arranged on or turned to one side of the axis

Derived Forms

secundly, adverb

Word Origin for secund

C18: from Latin secundus following, from sequī to follow; see second 1
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