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rident

[rahyd-nt]
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adjective
  1. laughing; smiling; cheerful.
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Origin of rident

1600–10; < Latin rīdent- (stem of rīdēns, present participle of rīdēre to laugh); see -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for rident

rident

adjective
  1. rare laughing, smiling, or gay
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin rīdēre to laugh; see riant
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