sederunt

[ si-deer-uhnt ]
/ sɪˈdɪər ənt /

noun

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

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Origin of sederunt

First recorded in 1620–30; from Latin sēdērunt “they sat, have sat; there sat (followed by a list of participants),” equivalent to sēd- (perfect stem of sedēre “to sit, be seated”) + -ērunt third person plural ending
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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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