versant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French versant, present participle (used as a noun) of verser, from Latin versō, frequentative of vertō (I turn).

Adjective[edit]

versant (comparative more versant, superlative most versant)

  1. (archaic) experienced, practiced
  2. conversant
    • Sydney Smith
      Men not versant with courts of justice.

Noun[edit]

versant (plural versants)

  1. a slope of a mountain or mountain ridge
  2. the overall slope of a region

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

versant

  1. Present participle of verser.

Noun[edit]

versant m (plural versants)

  1. slope, side

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

versant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of versō