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versant

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adjective ver·sant \ˈvər-sənt\

Definition of versant

  1. 1 archaic :  experienced, practiced

  2. 2 :  conversant



Origin and Etymology of versant

Latin versant-, versans, present participle of versare, versari to turn, occupy oneself, meditate


First Known Use: 1645


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