agendum

noun
agen·​dum | \ ə-ˈjen-dəm How to pronounce agendum (audio) \
plural agenda\ ə-​ˈjen-​də How to pronounce agenda (audio) \ or agendums

Definition of agendum

1 : agenda
2 : an item on an agenda

First Known Use of agendum

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for agendum

borrowed from Medieval Latin, in plural, "order of worship, list of matters to be dealt with (by an assembly), proceedings, affairs," from gerundive of Latin agere "to drive, do, carry out" — more at agent

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“Agendum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agendum. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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