quondam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin quondam

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quondam ‎(not comparable)

  1. Former; once; at one time.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum ‎(when) (older quom) + -dam (demonstrative ending).

Adverb[edit]

quondam (not comparable)

  1. at a certain time, at one time, once, heretofore, formerly
  2. sometimes

References[edit]

  • quondam” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.