sederunt

[ si-deer-uh nt ]
/ sɪˈdɪər ənt /
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noun

a prolonged discussion or session for discussion.
a sitting of a church assembly or other body.

Nearby words

  1. sedative,
  2. seddon,
  3. sedecias,
  4. sedentary,
  5. seder,
  6. sedge,
  7. sedge family,
  8. sedge fly,
  9. sedge warbler,
  10. sedge wren

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British Dictionary definitions for sederunt

sederunt

/ (sɪˈderʊnt, sɪˈdɛərənt) /

noun (in Scotland)

a sitting of an ecclesiastical assembly, court, etc
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

sederunt

n.

"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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