Definition of modificand in English:

modificand

noun

Grammar
  • Something that is to be modified; the subject of modification.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), philosopher, jurist, and reformer. Either from post-classical Latin modificandus, gerundive of classical Latin modificāre, or independently from classical Latin modificāre + -and.

Pronunciation

modificand

/ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkand//ˈmɒdɪfɪkand/