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repand

[ ri-pand ]
/ rɪˈpænd /
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adjective
Botany. having a wavy margin, as a leaf.
slightly wavy.
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM repand

re·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 forms of repand

repandly, adverb

Word Origin for repand

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