[si-deer-uh nt] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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noun (in Scotland)
  1. a sitting of an ecclesiastical assembly, court, etc
  2. the list of persons present

Word Origin for sederunt

C17: from Latin sēdērunt they were sitting, from sedēre to sit
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Word Origin and History for sederunt

"sitting, session," Latin, literally "they sat" (typical opening word in recordings of such proceedings), third person plural past tense of sedere "to sit" (see sedentary).

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