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14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English acordaunt, acordant, borrowed from Anglo-French acordant, accordant, from present participle of acorder "to accord entry 1"
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“Accordant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accordant. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.
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