radicant

[ rad-i-kuh nt ]
/ ˈræd ɪ kənt /

adjective Botany.

rooting from the stem, as ivy.

Origin of radicant

1745–55; < Latin rādīcant- (stem of rādīcāns, present participle of rādīcārī to grow roots, take root), equivalent to rādīc- (stem of rādīx) root1 + -ant- -ant
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