com·​pend ˈkäm-ˌpend How to pronounce compend (audio)

Word History


Medieval Latin compendium

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of compend was in 1596

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“Compend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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