- Botany. having a wavy margin, as a leaf.
- slightly wavy.
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for repand
Historical Examples of repand
The pileus is convex, the disk expanded, and the margin incurved and more or less wavy or repand on the extreme edge.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson
Repand: wavy; with alternate segments of circles and intervening angles.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- botany having a wavy margina repand leaf
Word Origin for repand
C18: from Latin repandus bent backwards, from re- + pandus curved