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 for Radices
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Radix \Ra"dix\ (r[=a]"d[i^]ks), n.; pl. L. Radices
     (r[a^]d"[i^]*s[=e]z), E. Radixes (r[=a]"d[i^]ks*[e^]z). [L.
     radix, -icis, root. See Radish.]
     1. (Philol.) A primitive word, from which spring other words;
        a radical; a root; an etymon.
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     2. (Math.)
        (a) A number or quantity which is arbitrarily made the
            fundamental number of any system; a base. Thus, 10 is
            the radix, or base, of the common system of
            logarithms, and also of the decimal system of
        (b) (Alg.) A finite expression, from which a series is
            derived. [R.] --Hutton.
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     3. (Bot.) The root of a plant.
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