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adscititious (adj) – Not inherent or essential; derived from something outside.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Adscititious comes from a very “knowledgeable” family—it ultimately derives from sc?scere, the Latin verb meaning “to get to know, ascertain, vote for, approve.” The related sc?re means “to know” and is fundamental to science, conscience, prescience (“foreknowledge”), nescience (“lack of knowledge”), as well as adscititious. Admittedly, adscititious is more akin to adsc?scere, which means “to admit” or “to adopt.” This explains why adscititious describes something adopted from an outside source.

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Peter is a fourth-generation New Zealander, with his mother's and father's folks having arrived in New Zealand in the 1870s. He lives in Lower Hutt with his wife, two cats and assorted computers. His work history has been in the timber, banking and real estate industries, and he's now enjoying retirement. He has been interested in computers for over thirty years and is a strong advocate for free open source software. He is chairman of the SeniorNet Hutt City committee.