succedaneous

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

succedaneous (comparative more succedaneous, superlative most succedaneous)

  1. Pertaining to, or acting as, a succedaneum; supplying the place of something else; being, or employed as, a substitute for another.[1]
    • 1734, William Stukeley, Of the Gout, J. Roberts, page 16:
      Hence the cure of the gout, by our artificial oyls, analogous and succedaneous to the natural.

References[edit]

  1. ^ succedaneous in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913