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scandent

[ skan-duhnt ]
/ ˈskæn dənt /
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adjective

climbing, as a plant.

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Origin of scandent

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

scandent
/ (ˈskændənt) /

adjective

(of plants) having a climbing habit

Word Origin for scandent

C17: from Latin scandere to climb
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