ambulant

adjective
am·​bu·​lant | \ ˈam-byə-lənt How to pronounce ambulant (audio) \

Definition of ambulant

: moving about : ambulatory

Examples of ambulant in a Sentence

a scattering of ambulant vendors can be found on the downtown plaza

First Known Use of ambulant

1619, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ambulant

borrowed from Latin ambulant-, ambulans, present participle of ambulāre "to go on foot, travel" — more at amble entry 1

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The first known use of ambulant was in 1619

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“Ambulant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambulant. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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ambulant

adjective
am·​bu·​lant | \ ˈam-byə-lənt How to pronounce ambulant (audio) \

Medical Definition of ambulant

: walking or in a walking position specifically : ambulatory an ambulant patient

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