radicand

noun
rad·​i·​cand | \ ˌra-də-ˈkand How to pronounce radicand (audio) \

Definition of radicand

: the quantity under a radical sign

First Known Use of radicand

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for radicand

Latin radicandum, neuter of radicandus, gerundive of radicari

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“Radicand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radicand. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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