secund

[see-kuhnd, sek-uhnd]

Origin of secund

First recorded in 1770–80, secund is from the Latin word secundus following. See second1
Related formsse·cund·ly, adverb
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secund

adjective
  1. botany having or designating parts arranged on or turned to one side of the axis
Derived Formssecundly, adverb

Word Origin for secund

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