emanant

[ em-uh-nuh nt ]
/ ˈɛm ə nənt /

adjective

emanating or issuing from or as if from a source.

Nearby words

  1. emacs,
  2. emaculate,
  3. emagram,
  4. email,
  5. emalangeni,
  6. emanate,
  7. emanation,
  8. emancipate,
  9. emancipated,
  10. emancipation

Origin of emanant

1605–15; (< F) < Latin ēmānant- (stem of ēmānāns outflowing, present participle of ēmānāre), equivalent to ē- e-1 + mān- flow + -ant- -ant

Related formsnon·em·a·nant, adjective

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Word Origin and History for emanant

emanant

n.

1852, from Latin emanantem (nominative emanans), present participle of emanare (see emanate).

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