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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Definitions for additament

  1. something added; an addition.

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Citations for additament
Secondly, with an additament, wherein brimstone is approved to help to the melting of iron or steel. Francis Bacon, "Physiological Remains," The Works of Lord Bacon, 1838
But let her stand upon her female character as upon a foundation; and let the attentions incident to individual preference, be so many pretty additaments and ornaments, as many and as fanciful as you please, to that main structure. Charles Lamb, Essays of Ella, 1838
Origin of additament
late Middle English
1400-1450
Additament comes from the Latin word additāmentum which referred to an addition.