covariate

noun
co·​var·​i·​ate | \ ˌkō-ˈver-ē-ˌāt How to pronounce covariate (audio) , -ət, ˈkō-ˌver- \

Definition of covariate

: any of two or more random variables exhibiting correlated variation

First Known Use of covariate

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Covariate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/covariate. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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