undulant

[ uhn-juh-luh nt, uhn-dyuh-, -duh- ]
/ ˈʌn dʒə lənt, ˈʌn dyə-, -də- /

adjective

undulating; wavelike in motion or pattern: an undulant edge.

Origin of undulant

First recorded in 1820–30; undul(ate) + -ant
Related formsun·du·lance, nounnon·un·du·lant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for undulant

undulant

/ (ˈʌndjʊlənt) /

adjective

rare resembling waves; undulating
Derived Formsundulance, noun
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Word Origin and History for undulant

undulant


adj.

1830, from Latin undulans, from unda "wave" (see water).

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