repand

[ ri-pand ]
/ rɪˈpænd /
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adjective

Botany. having a wavy margin, as a leaf.
slightly wavy.

Nearby words

  1. repairable,
  2. repairer,
  3. repairman,
  4. repairperson,
  5. repairwoman,
  6. repandly,
  7. reparable,
  8. reparation,
  9. reparations,
  10. reparative

Origin of repand

1750–60; < Latin repandus bent backwards, turned up, equivalent to re- re- + pandus bent, curved, derivative of pandere to spread out, extend

Related formsre·pand·ly, adverbsub·re·pand, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for repand

repand

/ (rɪˈpænd) /

adjective

botany having a wavy margina repand leaf
Derived Formsrepandly, adverb

Word Origin for repand

C18: from Latin repandus bent backwards, from re- + pandus curved

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