compounder

compounder
Ⅰ.
compound [1] NOUN 1) a thing composed of two or more separate elements. 2) a substance formed from two or more elements chemically united in fixed proportions. 3) a word made up of two or more existing words.
ADJECTIVE 1) made up or consisting of several parts or elements. 2) (of interest) payable on both capital and the accumulated interest. Compare with SIMPLE(Cf. ↑simpleness). 3) (of a leaf, flower, or eye) consisting of two or more simple parts or individuals in combination.
VERB 1) make up (a composite whole). 2) make (something bad) worse. 3) mix (ingredients or constituents). 4) Law forbear from prosecuting (a felony) in exchange for money or other consideration.
DERIVATIVES compounder noun.
ORIGIN from Latin componere 'put together' .
Ⅱ.
compound [2] NOUN 1) a large open area enclosed by a fence, e.g. around a factory or within a prison. 2) another term for POUND(Cf. ↑pounder).
ORIGIN Malay, 'enclosure, hamlet' .

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