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emanant

[ em-uh-nuhnt ]
/ ˈɛm ə nənt /
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adjective

emanating or issuing from or as if from a source.

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Origin of emanant

First recorded in 1605–15; from French or directly from Latin ēmānant- (stem of ēmānāns “outflowing,” present participle of ēmānāre ), equivalent to ē- “out of, from” + mān- “to flow” + -ant- present participle stem; see e-1, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM emanant

non·em·a·nant, adjective
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