adjective \ˈskan-dənt\

Definition of SCANDENT

:  characterized by a climbing mode of growth <scandent stems> <scandent vines>

Origin of SCANDENT

Latin scandent-, scandens, present participle of scandere to climb — more at scan
First Known Use: circa 1682

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