[see-kuhnd, sek-uhnd]

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 formsse·cund·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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