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secund

[see-kuhnd, sek-uhnd] /ˈsi kʌnd, ˈsɛk ʌnd/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
arranged on one side only; unilateral.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin secundus following. See second1
Related forms
secundly, adverb
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  • The yellow flower heads are secund, that is, arranged on one side of the branch.
British Dictionary definitions for secund

secund

/sɪˈkʌnd/
adjective
1.
(botany) having or designating parts arranged on or turned to one side of the axis
Derived Forms
secundly, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from Latin secundus following, from sequī to follow; see second1
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