secondary root

noun

: one of the branches of a primary root

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of secondary root was in 1861

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Cite this Entry

“Secondary root.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secondary%20root. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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