- rooting from the stem, as ivy.
Origin of radicant
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Word Origin and History for radicant
"bringing forth roots," 1735, from Latin radicantem (nominative radicans), present participle of radicare, from radix "root" (see radish).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper