radicand

noun

rad·​i·​cand ˌra-də-ˈkand How to pronounce radicand (audio)
: the quantity under a radical sign

Word History

Etymology

Latin radicandum, neuter of radicandus, gerundive of radicari

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of radicand was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Radicand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radicand. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

radicand

noun
rad·​i·​cand ˌrad-ə-ˈkand How to pronounce radicand (audio)
: the expression under a radical sign
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