[em-uh-nuh nt]


emanating or issuing from or as if from a source.

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for emanant

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper