equiponderant

adjective

equi·​pon·​der·​ant ˌē-kwə-ˈpän-d(ə-)rənt How to pronounce equiponderant (audio)
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: evenly balanced

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin aequiponderant-, aequiponderans, present participle of aequiponderare, from Latin aequi- + ponderare to weigh — more at ponder

First Known Use

1630, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of equiponderant was in 1630

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Cite this Entry

“Equiponderant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equiponderant. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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