ad·​dit·​a·​ment | \ ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt \
plural -s

Definition of additament

: a thing added : addition the latter verses of the chapter were an additament of a later age— S. T. Coleridge

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First Known Use of additament

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for additament

Middle English, from Latin additamentum, from additus (past participle of addere to add) + connective -a- + -mentum -ment

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“Additament.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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