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Words nearby osculant
Example sentences from the Web for osculant
If each circle is regarded as absolute, the series is broken, though the osculant groups connect the circular ones.
This is an osculant Order, and is distinguished from the other Aptera L. in undergoing a regular metamorphosis.
Osculant: intermediate in character between two groups or series.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
In this scheme the osculant classes are those placed between the circles.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby