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obumbrant

[ ob-uhm-bruhnt ]
/ ɒbˈʌm brənt /
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adjective Zoology.
overhanging; projecting over another part.
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Origin of obumbrant

1820–30; <Latin obumbrant- (stem of obumbrāns) (present participle of obumbrāre to overshadow), equivalent to ob-ob- + umbr(āre) to shade (derivative of umbra shadow) + -ant--ant
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