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secundus

[ suh-kuhn-duhs ]

adjective

  1. (in prescriptions) second.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of secundus1

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1820–30

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Example Sentences

Secundus sends very many and perpetual greetings to Onesimus.

(This was probably not the defecating Secundus; the popular Roman name meant “second-born son”).

There is a touch of sublimity in that, and the basia of Baal-Zeboub may well enough be more demoralising than those of Secundus.

I was treated to an open letter, signed "Junius Secundus," and I replied in provocative terms.

Fleming Secundus is his particular chum, and after the first bitterness of disappointment, Secundus returned to his allegiance.

He and Fleming Secundus had quite a tiff about it, though they are again good friends.

The army had only two large modern dirigibles and a few very small vessels like the old Nulli Secundus, of little practical value.

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