Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

repand

[ri-pand] /rɪˈpænd/
adjective
1.
Botany. having a wavy margin, as a leaf.
2.
slightly wavy.
Origin of repand
1750-1760
1750-60; < Latin repandus bent backwards, turned up, equivalent to re- re- + pandus bent, curved, derivative of pandere to spread out, extend
Related forms
repandly, adverb
subrepand, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for repand
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for repand

repand

/rɪˈpænd/
adjective
1.
(botany) having a wavy margin: a repand leaf
Derived Forms
repandly, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from Latin repandus bent backwards, from re- + pandus curved
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for repand

Word Value for repand

9
11
Scrabble Words With Friends