[ suhk-si-dey-nee-uhm ]
/ ˌsʌk sɪˈdeɪ ni əm /
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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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How to use succedaneum in a sentence
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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