augend


augend
/aw"jend, aw jend"/, n. Math.
a number to which another is added in forming a sum. Cf. addend (def. 2).
[1905-10; < L augendum a thing to be increased, n. use of neut. of augendus to be increased, ger. of augere to increase]

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