[ skan-duhnt ]
/ ˈskæn dənt /
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climbing, as a plant.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for scandent
It is a stout, scandent, evergreen shrub, which strongly resembles the myrtle.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
British Dictionary definitions for scandent
/ (ˈskændənt) /
(of plants) having a climbing habit
Word Origin for scandent
C17: from Latin scandere to climb
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