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scandent

[ skan-duhnt ]

adjective

  1. climbing, as a plant.


scandent

/ ˈskændənt /

adjective

  1. (of plants) having a climbing habit


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Word History and Origins

Origin of scandent1

1675–85; < Latin scandent- (stem of scandēns, present participle of scandere to climb); scan, -ent

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Word History and Origins

Origin of scandent1

C17: from Latin scandere to climb

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Example Sentences

It is a stout, scandent, evergreen shrub, which strongly resembles the myrtle.

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