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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: medianus, from medius; MEDIUM2

median

2 adjective
     
Related topics: Maths, Numbers
median2
1 being the middle number or measurement in a set of numbers or measurements that have been arranged in order [↪ average]:
The median age of the group is 42.
2 in or passing through the middle of something

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