scandent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the present participle stem of Latin scandere (to climb).

Adjective[edit]

scandent (comparative more scandent, superlative most scandent)

  1. (botany) Climbing, without obvious morphological adaptations.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 52:
      I found but a single specimen—a scandent shrub of Datura metel, at a house site in a small coastal village, planted, I was told, as a remedy for asthma.

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

scandent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of scander
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of scander

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

scandent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of scandō