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ambulant

[ am-byuh-luhnt ]
/ ˈæm byə lənt /
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adjective

moving from place to place; itinerant; shifting.
Medicine/Medical. ambulatory (def. 4).

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Origin of ambulant

First recorded in 1645–55; from French , from Latin ambulant- (stem of ambulāns, present participle of ambulāre “to walk”); see origin at amble

OTHER WORDS FROM ambulant

un·am·bu·lant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ambulant

ambulant
/ (ˈæmbjʊlənt) /

adjective

moving about from place to place
med another word for ambulatory (def. 3)
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Medical definitions for ambulant

ambulant
[ ămbyə-lənt ]

adj.

Moving or walking about.
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