repand


re·pand

adjective \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

re·pand

adjective \ri-ˈpand\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REPAND

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

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