honorand

noun

hon·​or·​and
¦änə¦rand,
-raa(ə)nd
plural -s
: one that is awarded an honor (as an honorary degree)

Word History

Etymology

from Latin honorandus, gerundive of honorare to honor

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of honorand was in 1935

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“Honorand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honorand. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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