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[juh-ruhn-div] /dʒəˈrʌn dɪv/

(in Latin) a verbal adjective similar to the in form and noting the obligation, necessity, or worthiness of the action to be done, as legendus in Liber legendus est, “The book is worth reading.”.
resembling a .
(in Latin grammar) an adjective formed from a verb, expressing the desirability of the activity denoted by the verb
of or relating to the gerund or gerundive

early 15c., from Latin gerundivus (modus), from gerundium (see gerund).


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