[ suhk-si-dey-nee-uhm ]
/ ˌsʌk sɪˈdeɪ ni əm /
noun, plural suc·ce·da·ne·a [suhk-si-dey-nee-uh]. /ˌsʌk sɪˈdeɪ ni ə/.
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Origin of succedaneum
OTHER WORDS FROM succedaneumsuc·ce·da·ne·ous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for succedaneum
As it is, the Islanders are obliged to content themselves with succedaneous means for many common purposes.A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland|Samuel Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for succedaneum
/ (ˌsʌksɪˈdeɪnɪəm) /
noun plural -nea (-nɪə)
obsolete something that is used as a substitute, esp any medical drug or agent that may be taken or prescribed in place of another
Derived forms of succedaneumsuccedaneous, adjective
Word Origin for succedaneum
C17: from Latin succēdāneus following after, from succēdere to succeed
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