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riant

adjective ri·ant \ˈrī-ənt, ˈrē-; rē-ˈäⁿ\

Definition of RIANT

:  gay, mirthful
ri·ant·ly \ˈrī-ənt-lē, ˈrē-\ adverb

Origin of RIANT

Middle French, present participle of rire to laugh, from Latin ridēre
First Known Use: 1567

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