noun con·sue·tude \ˈkän(t)-swi-ˌtüd, kən-ˈsü-ə-, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of consuetude

  1. :  social usage :  custom


play \ˌkän(t)-swi-ˈtü-də-ˌner-ē, kən-ˌsü-ə-, -ˈtyü-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of consuetude

Middle English, from Latin consuetudo — more at custom

First Known Use: 14th century

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