Dictionary

repand

repand

adjective re·pand \ri-ˈpand\

Definition of REPAND

:  having a slightly undulating margin <a repand leaf> <a repand colony of bacteria>

Origin of REPAND

Latin repandus spread out, from repandere to open wide, from re- + pandere to spread — more at fathom
First Known Use: circa 1760

repand

adjective re·pand \ri-ˈpand\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REPAND

:  having a slightly undulating margin <a repand colony of bacteria>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: reparablePrevious Word in the Dictionary: repair shopAll Words Near: repand
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears