secund

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin secundus following the course or current of wind of water. See second (adjective).

Adjective[edit]

secund (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Arranged on one side only, as flowers or leaves on a stalk.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.