June 21st, 2020

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Word of the Day 06/21/20 Succedaneum

Succedaneum (noun)
succedaneum [ suhk-si-dey-nee-uh m ]


noun, plural suc·ce·da·ne·a [suhk-si-dey-nee-uh] .
1. a substitute.

OTHER WORDS FROM SUCCEDANEUM
suc·ce·da·ne·ous, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO SUCCEDANEUM
surrogate, backup, replacement, stand-in, vicar, alternate, deputy, expediency, proxy, stopgap, sub, supply, makeshift, resort, symbol, fill-in, delegate, temporary, relay, assistant

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Origin: 1635–45; < New Latin succēdāneum, noun use of neuter singular of Latin succēdāneus substituted, equivalent to suc- suc- + cēd(ere) to come, go (see cede) + -āneus composite adj. suffix, equivalent to -ān(us) -an + -eus -eous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SUCCEDANEUM
Passiflora is in its place as a succedaneum for Morphia or other sedatives.
NEW, OLD, AND FORGOTTEN REMEDIES: PAPERS BY MANY WRITERS|VARIOUS

Give us rather any succedaneum that will move us, will delight us.
WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAVELS, VOL. I (OF 2)|JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

Dr. Lardner has commenced a "Library," as a kind of succedaneum to his valuable "Cyclopaedia."
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION|VARIOUS

Others derive bedil from the meaning of the Arabic word badal, that is, substitutum, succedaneum.
A HISTORY OF INVENTIONS, DISCOVERIES, AND ORIGINS, VOLUME II (OF 2)|JOHANN BECKMAN

Erasmus found a succedaneum, however, in the love of titles and of what are called fine people.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 7 (OF 10)|MARIA EDGEWORTH

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