Origin: NL, from Gr. A putting beside, from to put beside.

1. The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition.

2. A parenthetical notice, usually of matter to be afterward expanded.

3. The matter contained within brackets.

4. A commendatory prayer.

(01 Mar 1998)

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