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Meaning of SUCCEDANEUM

Pronunciation:  `suksi'deyneeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)
 

SUCCEDANEUM is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: replacement, substitute

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suc`ce*da"ne*um\, n.; pl. {Succedanea}. [NL. See
{Succedaneous}.]
One who, or that which, succeeds to the place of another;
that which is used for something else; a substitute;
specifically (Med.), a remedy used as a substitute for
another.

      In lieu of me, you will have a very charming
      succedaneum, Lady Harriet Stanhope.      --Walpole.

 

 

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