Secerned
Secern Se*cern", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Secerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Secerning}.] [L. secernere. See {Secrete}.] 1. To separate; to distinguish. [1913 Webster]

Averroes secerns a sense of titillation, and a sense of hunger and thirst. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physiol.) To secrete; as, mucus secerned in the nose. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • secerned — v. distinguish as distinct, discriminate …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Secern — Se*cern , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Secerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Secerning}.] [L. secernere. See {Secrete}.] 1. To separate; to distinguish. [1913 Webster] Averroes secerns a sense of titillation, and a sense of hunger and thirst. Sir W. Hamilton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Secerning — Secern Se*cern , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Secerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Secerning}.] [L. secernere. See {Secrete}.] 1. To separate; to distinguish. [1913 Webster] Averroes secerns a sense of titillation, and a sense of hunger and thirst. Sir W.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • secern — secernment, n. /si serrn /, v.t. 1. to discriminate or distinguish in thought. v.i. 2. to become secerned. [1620 30; < L secernere, equiv. to se SE + cernere to sift (cf. DISCERN)] * * * …   Universalium

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