additament

noun ad·dit·a·ment \ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt\

Definition of additament

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of additament

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


First Known Use: 14th century


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