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secund

[ see-kuhnd, sek-uhnd ]
/ ˈsi kʌnd, ˈsɛk ʌnd /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.

arranged on one side only; unilateral.

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Origin of secund

First recorded in 1770–80, secund is from the Latin word secundus following. See second1
se·cund·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for secund

secund
/ (sɪˈkʌnd) /

adjective

botany having or designating parts arranged on or turned to one side of the axis
secundly, adverb
C18: from Latin secundus following, from sequī to follow; see second 1
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