transitive verb

obsolete : pickle, preserve
obsolete : embalm

Word History


Middle English conditen, from Latin conditus, past participle of condire, from condere to found, build, compose, store up, from com- + -dere to put

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“Condite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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