preferendum

noun pref·er·en·dum \ ˌprefəˈrendəm \

Definition of preferendum

plural preferenda \-də\
:the range of a gradient item (as light, temperature, or moisture) that seems to be positively attractive to a motile organism when a selection is available

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Origin and Etymology of preferendum

New Latin, from Latin, neuter of gerundive of praeferre to prefer


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