additament

noun

ad·​dit·​a·​ment
ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt
plural -s
: a thing added : addition
the latter verses of the chapter were an additament of a later ageS. T. Coleridge

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of additament was in the 14th century

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“Additament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/additament. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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