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attingent

[uh-tin-juh nt]
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adjective Archaic.
  1. touching; in contact.

Origin of attingent

1570–80; < Latin attingent- (stem of attingēns touching, present participle of attingere), equivalent to at- at- + -ting- (combining form of tang- touch) + -ent- -ent
Related formsat·tin·gence, at·tin·gen·cy, noun
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